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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They note that with regard to their value in successfully modeling human cognition, quantum and classical probability theory often exhibit "perfect agreement when all the events under consideration are compatible.
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of Utah)also accommodates single-semester graduate courses as he covers the basics in terms of classical probability, including discrete and conditional probability, independence, discrete distributions, absolutely continuous distributions, expectations and variance, as well as Bernoulli trials, measure theory, integration, product spaces, the central limit theorem, martingales, Brownian motion, and stochastic integration.
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Obsession in the sixteenth century with the austere world of classical probability rapidly gave way in the nineteenth century to frequency theory.
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especially classical probability calculus and Bayesian inference, he
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12 I here set aside the point that in general the algorithm gives a kind of non-classical probability, since the lattice of events is not Boolean, while (IndProb) and (DetProb) refer to classical probability.