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conditional probability

[kən′dish·ən·əl ‚präb·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(statistics)
The probability that a second event will be B if the first event is A, expressed as P (B/A).
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It is an action, it makes the weight of reasons to take means insensitive to better means and it does not necessarily count actions with any positive conditional probability as means.
In all, within each disability grouping, the conditional probability for graduation was highest for on-time graduation rather than extended-time graduation.
Statistically, given a time series of each candidate's odds of winning the general election and their respective primary, we can estimate their "electability" (their conditional probability of winning the general election given a primary win) from the [beta] of a simple ordinary least squares (OLS) regression of a candidate's general election probability on their nomination win probability:
This problem illustrates again the calculation of conditional probability.
n), the Bayesian network will be a joint conditional probability distribution in V, and the joint probability of variable V = {[x.
Based on these findings, a parameterization model has been developed that accepts available meteorological data as input, and returns the conditional probability of solid precipitation.
Traditionally in probabilistic plan recognition the objective is to compute the conditional probability for all of the possible root goals (Charniak and Goldman 1993).
Both independent probability for pure structured words and conditional probability (Naive Bayes) for conditionally structured words have been tried out.
The analyses employ a new methodology, based on the conditional probability that enables the determination of structures formed by complementary innovative activities In the firms that constitute those sectors covered by Pavitt's (1984) and Soete and Miozo's (1989) taxonomies.
They concluded that, indeed, when the probability of recognition indicated no age-related differences, the conditional probability for recall given recognition detected age-related differences.
An understanding of conditional probability in particular allows you to make wiser assessments of your own health risk under specific conditions.

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