mathematical probability


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mathematical probability

[¦math·ə¦mad·ə·kəl ‚präb·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(mathematics)
The ratio of the number of mutually exclusive, equally likely outcomes of interest to the total number of such outcomes when the total is exhaustive. Also known as a priori probability.
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For determining the digital characteristics of technical- economical indices according to statistical information received during the process of operating ITS, the functions of assessing mathematical probability as well as correlation and dispersion should be calculated.
Among this group, the mathematical probability of death, beyond the average mortality, due to HIV was found to be as low as one-tenth of one percent per year -- odds that put HIV patients in the same risk category as people with diabetes or a serious heart problem, and which has led members of the Dutch Association of Insurers to begin offering comparable life insurance policies to these patients.
I'll consider it something of a public service to pound him back into his true conservative nature so he can return to studying the mathematical probability of left-handed hitters drawing a walk after starting with a 1-2 count in the sixth inning against red-headed relievers from Iowa.
For instance, consider the mathematical probability of breast cancer occurring in a 40-year-old woman who's had a positive mammography test.
As set forth in more detail in the Complaint, Defendants failed to disclose the following risks: (a) the mathematical probability that SKF's performance will fail to track the performance of the DJFI over any period longer than a single trading day; (b) that the greater volatility experienced by the DJFI will result in SKF underperforming the DJFI by a material amount; (c) that SKF is not a directional play on the performance of U.
Considered one of the best poker players in the world, if not the best, Sklansky credits his gambling genius to his understanding of mathematical probability.
Kontrib uses Language Weaver's automated language translation software, a proprietary software engine developed using statistical methodology, or mathematical probability algorithms, to automatically translate English, Spanish, French and Arabic-language news items and postings into any or all of these languages.
The mathematical probability of creating a non-authorized battery that can overcome the Kyocera secure battery technology is one in tens of billions.
Yuri Mordovski, chief technical officer and co-founder of LanguageForce said, "The majority of my fellow Russian scientists believe in the mathematical probability of intelligent life in the universe, capable of interstellar travel.

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