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Probability discovered by Thomas Bayes in the 18th century. | Probability discovered by Thomas Bayes in the 18th century. | ||

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To summarize, Bayes Theorem tells us how to calculate the probability of a hypothesis given a condition. This depends on three things: | To summarize, Bayes Theorem tells us how to calculate the probability of a hypothesis given a condition. This depends on three things: | ||

- | * Conditional probability given H | + | - Conditional probability given H |

- | * The prior probability of the hypothesis | + | - The prior probability of the hypothesis |

- | * The prior probability of the evidence | + | - The prior probability of the evidence |

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