Bayes’ theorem


I. noun

[Statistics] a theorem describing how the conditional probability of each of a set of possible causes for a given observed outcome can be computed from knowledge of the probability of each cause and the conditional probability of the outcome of each cause.
II. derivatives


– origin mid 19th cent.: named after Thomas Bayes (1702–61), English mathematician.

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