
Definition of Contingent probability
1. Noun. The probability that an event will occur given that one or more other events have occurred.
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Literary usage of Contingent probability
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Higher Algebra: A Sequel to Elementary Algebra for Schools by Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight (1894)
"... and p' the contingent probability that the second will follow, the probability
of the concurrence of the two events is pp. Example 1. ..."
2. The Irish Quarterly Review (1858)
"If any plan can be devised to call their attention to the subject, with a contingent
probability of success, 1 for one shall be glad ; my main object being ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... to secure him advantages which ought not to exist, the contingent probability
that evidence may fail in some technical point, that some technical flaw ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... even with the contingent probability of a Habsburg king, was infinitely
preferable to the condition into which Hungary, under native aristocratic ..."