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## conditional probability

n.
The probability that an event will occur, given that one or more other events have occurred.

## conditional probability

n
(Statistics) statistics the probability of one event, A, occurring given that another, B, is already known to have occurred: written P(A|B) and equal to P(A and B)|P(B)
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 Noun 1 conditional probability - the probability that an event will occur given that one or more other events have occurredcontingent probabilityprobability, chance - a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible; "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"
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The phase of the quantitative analysis in the construction of bayesian networks is considered a very difficult task in estimating the a prior marginal and conditional probabilities of each node of the network.
First, there is the vexing case where a set of ends E has a plurality of members, and where the conditional probabilities of some ends are not probabilistically independent of one another, and particularly not independent given some means.
In this case, the time-dependent probability of failure is the mean value of all conditional probabilities which is expressed by a multi-dimensional integral involving the joint PDF of X.
Conditional probabilities were then computed for discrete time points to examine the probability of observing the maximum ICP value within a given time point.
He covers probabilities; conditional probabilities and independence; random variables and their distribution; operations on random variables; expected value, variance, and covariance; normally distributed random vectors; limit theorems; and mathematical statistics.
Finally, due to the multiplication of conditional probabilities in Bayes' discriminant models, the discriminant effect may slightly differ due to the alteration in the sample volume.
In Table 2,1 present the peak fitted conditional probabilities and the cumulative 7-year graduation rate, both by disability grouping.
Conditional probabilities as recommended by the experts based on their previous experiences were entered in node CPT's.
Jaynes' analysis of the derivation of Bell's inequality uses the following notation for conditional probabilities which corresponds to Bell's notation as follows:
In the Republican field, we find that the statistically more "electable" candidates, candidates whose conditional probabilities of winning fall in the 36-52% range according to prediction markets, are Chris Christie (52.
j,f-1] = F, there will be [mathematical expression not reproducible] conditional probabilities related to [R.
i] is obtained by summing on all the enumerated system states in step 1 the product of the conditional probabilities of system failure evaluated in step 2 and the probability of being in the enumerated system state estimated in step 3.

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