A priori probability

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics
Revision as of 18:22, 7 February 2011 by (talk) (Importing text file)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

of an event

The probability of the event, considered in contrast to the conditional probability of the same event under certain additional conditions. The latter is called the a posteriori probability. This terminology is, as a rule, used in connection with the Bayes formula.

How to Cite This Entry:
A priori probability. Yu.V. Prokhorov (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL:
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098