conditional probability

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n conditional probability the probability that an event will occur given that one or more other events have occurred
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Usage

In literature:

The sex probably enjoys as much liberty as conditions justify.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
Rumors of these and of similar incidents were probably reported in Lesbos and may have influenced the condition of women there.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
Not that Ben Eder with jockeys changed might not and probably would have won, but it was a matter of condition.
"History of the Kentucky Derby, 1875-1921" by John Lawrence O'Connor
Before attempting to trace its course we may do well to glance at certain conditions which probably influenced it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
It is probable that the verb had a special form denoting condition, as in Arabic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
Probably woven wire is the best fence under ordinary conditions.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
He had probably been in this condition when we drove up, but my attention being directed elsewhere I had not noticed it.
"Lost Man's Lane" by Anna Katharine Green
It probably affects the colloidal condition in some way similar to its hardening effect upon gelatin, etc.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Probably you are in a condition of absolutely irrational despair.
"The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
There is a consumers' league in Paris which probably will effect reforms in the laboring conditions of women.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
A silica rod which had been much handled would probably insulate no better than one of glass in a similar condition.
"The Methods of Glass Blowing and of Working Silica in the Oxy-Gas Flame" by W. A. Shenstone
It is probable that in the brain-cell this is the condition of memory of locality.
"Homo-culture" by Martin Luther Holbrook
If there are any more terrorists hiding among the terminals, they're probably in the same condition.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
It probably would have something to do with that heart condition she didn't like to talk about.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
The conditions for the existence of these systems will probably be best understood from Fig.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
Both of these conditions have probably been accentuated by man's modifications of the habitat.
"Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas" by Artie L. Metcalf
The cultivated areas now probably support many more skunks than were there under original conditions.
"Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California" by Terry A. Vaughan
As regards the former of these conditions, the new system probably is all right.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
This condition of mind was, in all probability, mere foolishness on my part; but I could neither help, nor control it.
"Lost Lenore" by Charles Beach
The world appears always to have existed in a pathological condition of possible, probable, or actual war.
"Fundamental Peace Ideas including The Westphalian Peace Treaty (1648) and The League Of Nations (1919)" by Arthur Mac Donald
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In news:

We want to talk about a medical condition most people have probably never heard of.
Frigid conditions at Lambeau Field will probably limit the dangerous passing attack of Brett Favre and the Packers.
Parents who are confronted with a newborn baby with ambiguous genitalia are overwhelmed because they have probably never before heard of such a condition.
Georgia's dryland farmers are facing the probability of short crops following the severe drought conditions of 2011.
Jackson Hole, Wyo.-This week's sudden turn to more winter-like conditions probably has many scurrying to finish up (or even begin) those fall preparations for winter.
The US Northeast and Midwest probably won't stay hot enough night after night to boost electricity demand for air conditioning through mid-May .
This is probably not insurance if the doctor diagnosis a condition requiring treatment.
Doctors prescribe fewer antibiotics for probable viral conditions.
If you reinstalled Windows from a vendor-supplied tool--one that returns your hard drive to its factory condition--you probably have a lot of junk on your computer.
Depending on the location and condition of your house, you will probably have multiple offers to choose from, from prospective buyers who are willing to accept such clauses.
Heroes isn't as bleak or, probably, as provocative as Beckett, but like that crypto-existentialist's work, occasionally breaks through the mundane reality of mere sadness to absurdity, which can make the human condition seem pretty hilarious.
I suppose if I lived in a city and had an air condition ed house, and office, and car, and didn't have to grow food during droughts, I'd probably love summer too.
The tropical storm watch for the Netherland Antilles meant tropical storm conditions were possible, probably within 36 hours.
He takes medication for his conditions but at this point, the family said, he probably hasn't had any.
If you happen to live one of these boiling regions, you are probably wondering how folks were able to properly function in such conditions before there was air conditioning .
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In science:

Roe and Woodroofe (RW) have suggested that certain conditional probabilities be incorporated into the “unified approach” for constructing confidence intervals, previously described by Feldman and Cousins (FC).
Application of Conditioning to the Gaussian-with-Boundary Problem in the Unified Approach to Confidence Intervals
We let P (x|µ, ε ≤ x0 ) be the (normalized) conditional probability for obtaining x, given that ε ≤ x0 .
Application of Conditioning to the Gaussian-with-Boundary Problem in the Unified Approach to Confidence Intervals
This enables up to write a recursion relation for average access time using the properties of expectation value of conditional probability .
Random spread on the family of small-world networks
Popper algebras are named after Karl Popper, who was the (cid:12)rst to consider formally conditional probability as the basic notion (Popper,  ).
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Lemmas . and . show why noninteraction and independence coincide for conditional probability de(cid:12)ned from unconditional probability, ranking functions, and possibility measures using Poss(U jjV ).
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Nevertheless, it is not hard to check that this conditional probability measure (cid:22) is algebraic and, in fact, satis(cid:12)es Alg .
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
Generating graphoids from generalized conditional probability.
Conditional Plausibility Measures and Bayesian Networks
With the assumption that the random force generator is described by a white noise correlator, the Fokker-Planck equation for a conditional probability is found.
Exactly solvable models of quantum mechanics including fluctuations in the framework of representation of the wave function by random process
Here P ∗ (h) is the conditional probability that a nearest neighbor of site i is up before site i is relaxed , and pn (h) is the probability that the site i with quenched field hi can turn up in applied field h if n of its nearest neighbors are up.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
Thus, on the lower half of the ma jor loop, P ∗ (h) denotes the conditional probability that a nearest neighbor of site i turns up before site i.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
On the upper half, P ∗ (h) denotes the conditional probability that a nearest neighbor of site i turns down after site i.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
J ) is the conditional probability that given a site which is down on the lower half of the ma jor loop at field h + 2J , its nearest neighbor is up.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
Here U ∗ (h′′ ) is the conditional probability that a nearest neighbor of a site i turns up before site i turns up on the lower return loop.
Exact Expressions for Minor Hysteresis Loops in the Random Field Ising Model on a Bethe Lattice at Zero Temperature
For a specified vertex v ∈ V and coloring x, let πv (·; x) denote the conditional probability distribution of X (v) given that X |V \{v} = x|V \{v} when X has the stationary distribution π .
The Randomness Recycler: A new technique for perfect sampling
The quality of this comparison may be characterized by a generalized fidelity, which is the conditional probability P (α|I ) that |αi was sent, given the available information I .
Evaluating quantum teleportation of coherent states
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