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Quanti es the tradeo s between various classi cations using probability and the costs that accompany such classi cations. A tutorial on bayesian estimation and tracking techniques. The investigator is free to choose any prior he or she desires. Bayesian methods, prior probabilities, dirichlet process, gaussian processes. The model the graphical model representing bayesian pmf is shown in fig. Bayesian probability is an interpretation of the concept of probability, in which, instead of frequency or propensity of some phenomenon, probability is interpreted as reasonable expectation representing a state of knowledge or as quantification of a personal belief. The nonbayesians would say that bayesian statistics is one way of doing things, and it is a matter of choice which one you prefer to use.
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