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frequency theory of probability

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  • frequency theory of probability — The view developed by Richard von Mises (1883–1953), in his Probability, Statistics, and Truth (1957; 1st German edn., 1928) that the probability of an event in a situation can be defined in terms of the frequency of occurrence of events of the… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • frequency theory — of probability …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Frequency probability — Statistical probability redirects here. For the episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, see Statistical Probabilities. John Venn Frequency probability is the interpretation of probability that defines an event s probability as the limit of its… …   Wikipedia

  • Probability theory — is the branch of mathematics concerned with analysis of random phenomena.[1] The central objects of probability theory are random variables, stochastic processes, and events: mathematical abstractions of non deterministic events or measured… …   Wikipedia

  • Probability — is the likelihood or chance that something is the case or will happen. Probability theory is used extensively in areas such as statistics, mathematics, science and philosophy to draw conclusions about the likelihood of potential events and the… …   Wikipedia

  • probability theory — Math., Statistics. the theory of analyzing and making statements concerning the probability of the occurrence of uncertain events. Cf. probability (def. 4). [1830 40] * * * Branch of mathematics that deals with analysis of random events.… …   Universalium

  • Probability interpretations — The word probability has been used in a variety of ways since it was first coined in relation to games of chance. Does probability measure the real, physical tendency of something to occur, or is it just a measure of how strongly one believes it… …   Wikipedia

  • Probability density function — Boxplot and probability density function of a normal distribution N(0, σ2). In probability theory, a probability density function (pdf), or density of a continuous random variable is a function that describes the relative likelihood for this… …   Wikipedia

  • Frequency (statistics) — In statistics the frequency of an event i is the number ni of times the event occurred in the experiment or the study. These frequencies are often graphically represented in histograms. We speak of absolute frequencies, when the counts ni… …   Wikipedia

  • probability — The mathematics of probability is well understood. Probability is a non negative, additive set function whose maximum value is unity. What is harder to understand is the application of the formal notion to the actual world. One point of… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • theory — A reasoned explanation of known facts or phenomena that serves as a basis of investigation by which to seek the truth. SEE ALSO: hypothesis, postulate. [G. theoria, a beholding, speculation, t., fr. theoros, a beholder] adsorption t. of narcosis… …   Medical dictionary

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