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(Bayesian moved to Bayesian probability: Bayesian, as used on OB/LW, is an agent implementing Bayesian inference. This article is about Bayesian interpretation of probability.)
 
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A '''Bayesian''' is someone who adheres to the [[Bayesian probability|Bayesian interpretation]] of probability, viewing probability as a level of certainty in a potential outcome or idea. This is in contrast to a [[frequentist]] who views probability as a representation of how frequently a particular outcome will occur over any number of trials.
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The term '''Bayesian''' is also used to refer to an agent implementing precise Bayesian inference (see, for example, [[Aumann's agreement theorem]]).
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==See Also==
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* [[Bayesian probability]]
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* [[Aumann's agreement theorem]]

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A Bayesian is someone who adheres to the Bayesian interpretation of probability, viewing probability as a level of certainty in a potential outcome or idea. This is in contrast to a frequentist who views probability as a representation of how frequently a particular outcome will occur over any number of trials.

The term Bayesian is also used to refer to an agent implementing precise Bayesian inference (see, for example, Aumann's agreement theorem).

See Also