Bayesian

[ bey-zee-uhn, -zhuhn ]
/ ˈbeɪ zi ən, -ʒən /

adjective Statistics.

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

1960–65; Thomas Bayes (1702–61), English mathematician + -ian
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Bayesian
/ (ˈbeɪzɪən) /

adjective

(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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