Definition of Bayes

1. Noun. English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761).

Exact synonyms: Thomas Bayes
Generic synonyms: Mathematician



Definition of Bayes

1. baye [v] - See also: baye

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bayes

Bay of Bengal
Bay of Biscay
Bay of Campeche
Bay of Fundy
Bay of Mecklenburg
Bay of Naples
Bay of Ob
Bayard
Bayard of ten toes
Baycol
Bayer
Bayer's patches
Bayer designation
Bayer designations
Bayer system
Bayes
Bayes' postulate
Bayes' theorem
Bayesian
Bayesian hypothesis
Bayeux
Bayle's disease
Bayley Scales of Infant Development
Baylisascaris
Baylisascaris procyonis
Bayonne
Bayonne Bridge
Bayonne ham
Bayonne hams
Bayoud disease

Literary usage of Bayes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adaptive Statistical Procedures and Related Topics: Proceedings of a by John Van Ryzin (1986)
"For example, Stein's famous estimator (James and Stein, 1961) is now best understood from the parametric empirical bayes viewpoint. ..."

2. Fundamentals of Statistical Exponential Families: With Applications in by Lawrence D. Brown (1986)
"The most conspicuous example of an inadmissible generalized bayes estimator ... The usual estimator 6(x) = x is generalized bayes, but when k >_ 3 it is not ..."

3. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by David Patrick, Robert Chambers (1901)
"bayes. Sir, it is not within my small capacity to do favours, ... bayes. Ay, sir, that 's my position. And I do here aver that no man yet the sun e'er shone ..."

4. Bayesian Robustness: Proceedings of the Workshop on Bayesian Robustness, May by James O. Berger (1996)
"In particular, the impossibility of using the bayes Factor with standard noninformative priors has led to introduce new automatic criteria as the Intrinsic ..."

5. The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1811)
"bayes. Why, sir, the gentleman-usher and physician of the two kings of Brentford. bayes. Pho ! that's for the better carrying on of the plot. John. ..."

6. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"It doth me good when I repaire There as these bayes do grow, Where oft I walke to take the aire, It doth delight me so. Bnt lo I stand, ..."

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