Difference between revisions of "Bayes' theorem"

From Lesswrongwiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(Creating page)
 
Line 3: Line 3:
 
A law of probability generally regarded in the Overcoming Bias/Less Wrong community as the foundation of consistent rational reasoning under uncertainty.
 
A law of probability generally regarded in the Overcoming Bias/Less Wrong community as the foundation of consistent rational reasoning under uncertainty.
 
:<math>P(A|B) = \frac{P(B | A)\, P(A)}{P(B)}.</math>
 
:<math>P(A|B) = \frac{P(B | A)\, P(A)}{P(B)}.</math>
 
 
==See Also==
 
<!-- For related LWiki articles, formatted as a list -->
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
<!-- Always keep this header if there is at least one reference
 
<!-- Always keep this header if there is at least one reference
 
     Delete or add sections below as necessary -->
 
     Delete or add sections below as necessary -->
 
=====Footnotes=====
 
<references/>
 
 
=====Overcoming Bias Articles=====
 
<!-- For related Overcoming Bias articles,
 
    formatted as a list with each entry as "/Title/ by /Author/ -->
 
 
=====Less Wrong Articles=====
 
<!-- For related Less Wrong articles,
 
    formatted as a list with each entry as "/Title/ by /Author/ -->
 
  
 
=====Other Resources=====
 
=====Other Resources=====
<!-- For all other resources, formatted as a list -->
+
* [http://yudkowsky.net/rational/bayes An Intuitive Explanation of Bayes' Theorem] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]

Revision as of 05:27, 11 April 2009

Smallwikipedialogo.png
Wikipedia has an article about


A law of probability generally regarded in the Overcoming Bias/Less Wrong community as the foundation of consistent rational reasoning under uncertainty.

References

Other Resources