mathematical probability


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mathematical probability

n
1. (Statistics) the probability of an event consisting of n out of m possible equally likely occurrences, defined to be n/m. See also principle of indifference
2. (Statistics) the study of such probabilities
Brit equivalent: classical probability
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The word suggests a mathematical probability that something will happen.
If you can accept that, then Brown's version, based on elaborate mathematical probability, is way off the mark.
On appeal, Rogers contends that the trial court erroneously exercised its discretion by (1) admitting evidence that a vehicle, from which his fingerprint was lifted, had been reported stolen, and (2) allowing the prosecutor's closing argument regarding the mathematical probability that Rogers had been mistakenly identified in the photo arrays.
In particular, cognitive interventions using epistemic knowledge attached to the concept of probability--for instance, familiarizing the learner with other scientific interpretations of probability (9), and with the epistemic knowledge connected to the scientific design of the mathematical probability and of each of the scientific interpretations of probability individually and connected to the way these formal accounts represent the physical reality--will potentially (10) help the gambler to distinguish between probability and physical possibility, by taking probability as a mathematical or pseudo-mathematical non-absolute measure of possibility, understanding that probability measures only events belonging to ideal structures that only approximate reality through representation.
Also a student of math and physics, Shows was similarly inspired by a recent cliometrics study that factored in all of the evidence from the assassination and came up with a mathematical probability that there was a likely conspiracy by rogue elements in the government with ties to the Mafia.
This displays the mathematical probability of certain weather events occurring, a valuable tool for making informed decisions and planning ahead.
Fuzzy logic is not in competition with mathematical probability theory in the process of evaluating random events.
For a definition of statistical information obtained within the process of operating ITS, an assessment of mathematical probability, correlation and dispersion functions should be calculated.
It is highly probable that this book is an excellent choice for exploring the theory of mathematical probability. Ages 7-10.
With applications including wavelets, fractals and engineering topics such as frames and signal or image processing are presentations on harmonic analysis, symmetric spaces, representation theory (including continuous, discrete, finite, infinite, compact and non-compact groups), operator theory, partial differential equations and mathematical probability. The results include such themes as frame theory and applications, harmonic analysis and function spaces, harmonic analysis and number theory, integral geometry and Radon transforms, and multi-resolution analysis, wavelets and applications.

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