CHAPTER 1
Part 3
Conditional Probability
and Independence
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Ch3-Conditional Probability and Independence
Definition: Conditional probability
If P(A) 0 then P(B A)
P(A B)
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P(A)
It is mean that the probability that A occurs given that ( we know) B occurs.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 1997 MIT Press, Cambridge, MA
MIMIC: Finding Optima by Estimating
Probability Densities
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