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.
Or did they reject mathematical analysis simply because (e) they did not understand mathematical probability or because (f) they sensed that the mathematical theories of probability of their day were not rich enough to capture the true complexity of problems of evidence in the law?
No special expertise in mathematical probability is required to see that nothing in the bare idea of the uncertainty of facts prevents courts or legislators from stipulating precisely how much probability (for example, of guilt) is required for a showing of probable cause.
Wigmore's intellectual ancestors were not mathematical probability theorists such as James Bemoulli, who discovered the "law of large numbers," or the Reverend Thomas Bayes, who formulated the theorem now known as "Bayes' Theorem.
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.
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Perhaps most fundamentally, Bold discovers that Pascal, in his work on projective geometry, experimental science, and mathematical probability, and even in the Perishes, establishes an inventive approach that is 'not in the end based on a reduction but rather on a framing or an orientation of multiplicity' (p.
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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.
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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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