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**Bayes' Theorum** - A formula to calculate conditional probabilities by relating the conditional and marginal probability distributions of random variables.

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*Source: American Society for Quality, 07 September 2010 08:24:22, http://www.asq.org/glossary/ *

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**Bayes' theorem** - [statistics] A theorem developed by English mathematician Thomas Bayes (1702-1761) about conditional probability. It states that the probability of a given event, given the original data and some new data, is proportional to the probability of the event given the original data only, and the probability of the new data given the original data and the event.

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*Source: esri, 29 January 2012 15:03:14, http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/GISDictionary/term/abbreviation *

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