Definition of Bayesian in English:

Bayesian

adjective

Statistics
  • Relating to or denoting statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem.

    ‘Bayesian analysis’
    • ‘Bayesian networks may be a good method to use when the observed inputs of user information contain uncertainty.’
    • ‘If you are already familiar with the principles of Bayesian statistics, you will probably have no trouble understanding the derivation.’
    • ‘As long as new learning problems exist, there will be a need for Bayesian engineers to solve them.’
    • ‘The Bayesian statistical method works on the premise of dividing emails into categories.’
    • ‘The standard Bayesian recipe is to predict the probability of each possibility and then choose the possibility which minimizes the expected loss.’

noun

Statistics
  • A follower of statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem.

    ‘there is no general agreement among Bayesians about how to resolve this problem’
    • ‘What the Bayesians give us is a theory of learning.’
    • ‘If a learning problem must be solved a Bayesian should probably be working on it.’
    • ‘I don't consider myself a Bayesian.’
    • ‘Mortgage managers aren't fools, just Bayesians responding to evidence.’
    • ‘There is no general agreement among Bayesians about how to resolve this problem.’

Origin

1950s: from Bayes (see Bayes' theorem) + -ian.

Pronunciation

Bayesian

/ˈbeɪzɪən/