Definition of Bayesian in English: Bayesian
adjective Statistics Relating to or denoting statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem.
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‘The Bayesian statistical method works on the premise of dividing emails into categories.’ ‘Bayesian networks may be a good method to use when the observed inputs of user information contain uncertainty.’ ‘The standard Bayesian recipe is to predict the probability of each possibility and then choose the possibility which minimizes the expected loss.’ ‘As long as new learning problems exist, there will be a need for Bayesian engineers to solve them.’ ‘If you are already familiar with the principles of Bayesian statistics, you will probably have no trouble understanding the derivation.’ noun Statistics A follower of statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem.
‘there is no general agreement among Bayesians about how to resolve this problem’
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‘Mortgage managers aren't fools, just Bayesians responding to evidence.’ ‘What the Bayesians give us is a theory of learning.’ ‘There is no general agreement among Bayesians about how to resolve this problem.’ ‘I don't consider myself a Bayesian.’ ‘If a learning problem must be solved a Bayesian should probably be working on it.’ Origin 1950s: from Bayes (see Bayes' theorem) + -ian.