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Unformatted text preview: Outline Conditional Probability Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Michael Akritas Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem In experiments with multivariate outcome variable, knowledge of the value of one variable may help predict another. Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem In experiments with multivariate outcome variable, knowledge of the value of one variable may help predict another. For now, the word prediction will mean update the probabilities of events regarding the other variable. Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem In experiments with multivariate outcome variable, knowledge of the value of one variable may help predict another. For now, the word prediction will mean update the probabilities of events regarding the other variable. The updated probabilities are called conditional probabilities . Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem In experiments with multivariate outcome variable, knowledge of the value of one variable may help predict another. For now, the word prediction will mean update the probabilities of events regarding the other variable. The updated probabilities are called conditional probabilities . I Knowing a man’s height helps update the probability that he weighs over 170lb. Michael Akritas Lecture 7 Chapter 2: Introduction to Probability Outline Conditional Probability Updating Probabilities Conditional Probability; Multiplication Rule The Law of Total Probability Bayes Theorem In experiments with multivariate outcome variable, knowledge of the value of one variable may help predict another. For now, the word prediction will mean update the probabilities of events regarding the other variable. The updated probabilities are called conditional probabilities ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2009 for the course STAT 401 taught by Professor Akritas during the Spring '00 term at Penn State.
 Spring '00
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 Conditional Probability, Probability

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