# Bayesian

[bey-zee-uh n, -zhuh n]

- of or relating to statistical methods that regard parameters of a population as random variables having known probability distributions.

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## Origin of Bayesian

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## Examples from the Web for bayesian

### Contemporary Examples of bayesian

A good Bayesian--and aren't most of us are supposed to be good Bayesians these days?

Study: Giving People Government Health Insurance May Not Make them Any HealthierMegan McArdle

May 1, 2013

### Historical Examples of bayesian

Darryl and I once tried to write our own better spam filter and when you filter spam, you need Bayesian math.

Little BrotherCory Doctorow

## Bayesian

- (of a theory) presupposing known a priori probabilities which may be subjectively assessed and which can be revised in the light of experience in accordance with Bayes' theorem. A hypothesis is thus confirmed by an experimental observation which is likely given the hypothesis and unlikely without itCompare maximum likelihood

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