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(statistics) a theorem describing how the conditional probability of a set of possible causes for a given observed event can be computed from knowledge of the probability of each cause and the conditional probability of the outcome of each cause
theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success ,
French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662) ,
evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default
proceeded with after judging the probability of success or failure
probability that an event will occur given that one or more other events have occurred ,
entropy calculated from the probability that a state could be reached by chance alone
(physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles; measured in barns
attribute of stochastic systems; generally, a system that tends in probability to a limiting form that is independent of the initial conditions
(geology) the probability that an earthquake will generate a level of ground motion that exceeds a specified reference level during a given exposure time
quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth ,
reasonable probability of success ,
French mathematician who founded number theory; contributed (with Pascal) to the theory of probability (1601-1665) ,
commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem , ,
probability of two events occurring together
French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827) , ,
probability of a specified outcome ,
actuarial table indicating life expectancy and probability of death as a function or age and sex and occupation etc
expressing duty, shortcoming, or probability
theoretical distribution that is a good approximation to the binomial distribution when the probability is small and the number of trials is large
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