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prior probability

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(Statistics) statistics the probability assigned to a parameter or to an event in advance of any empirical evidence, often subjectively or on the assumption of the principle of indifference. Compare posterior probability
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It also contributes to preventing loss of the local produce which might be caused due to improper distribution or marketing.
Such bouts of anxiety can occur due to improper distribution of oxygen in the body, especially to the brain, and must not be ignored.
Computerized monitoring has allowed government authorities to understand the amount of power wasted through improper distribution or hardware problems.
However, the injustice lies in the improper distribution of food.
Investigation showed that negligence of the captain, Warren Oliverio, and his crew, and the improper distribution of load, caused the sinking of the motorized, wooden-hulled boat.
Additionally, it re-programed the cemetery s irrigation system to turn off after a rain event, audited their sprinkler system and re-aligned all irrigation heads to ensure that no water was wasted by improper distribution.
3 million) worth of sugar from Thailand, has allegedly benefited from the improper distribution of land at the sugar plantation owned by the Cojuangco-Aquino family in central Luzon, a militant lawmaker has said.
The commission ruled that such an agreement restricts competition since sharing the market entailed a reduction of production and rise in prices "something that leads to improper distribution of resources and worsening of consumer welfare.
He said that the shortage of gas was not the only issue its improper distribution was also a cause of grave concern.
Engineer Sohail Lashari said that the shortage of gas was not the only issue its improper distribution was also a cause of grave concern.
Already using InfoWatch data loss prevention packages, First Energy Bank of Bahrain required an industry-proven solution to safeguard its confidential information from leakage and improper distribution.
It sought a solution that would sufficiently safeguard its confidential information, "zeroday" documentation and a variety of other sensitive data from leakage and improper distribution, while simplifying security management with minimal IT resources.