Definition of Priors
1. Noun. (plural of prior) ¹
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Definition of Priors
1. prior [n] - See also: prior
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Literary usage of Priors
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In church history priors are of two kinds: conventual and claustral. A conventual prior is the head of a religious house, either independently, ..."
2. L1-statistical Procedures and Related Topics by Yadolah Dodge (1997)
"Notice that #21 (2) does not depend on the arbitrary constants involved in the improper priors. Both, the IBF and the FBF, contain £21 (2) as a common ..."
3. Mathematical Statistics and Applications: Festschrift for Constance Van Eeden by Marc Moore, Constance van Eeden, Sorana Froda, Christian Léger (2003)
"There have been several attempts to develop matching priors, starting with ... Matching priors in principle hold the promise of providing a possible fre- ..."
4. Bayesian Robustness: Proceedings of the Workshop on Bayesian Robustness, May by James O. Berger (1996)
"4 Key words and phrases: Multivariate robustness; priors with given marginals, e-contamination classes, Moment Problem. ..."
5. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"... Florence was, for some years after the establishment of priors, incapable of resisting the violence of her nobility. Her historians all attest the ..."
6. Fundamentals of Statistical Exponential Families: With Applications in by Lawrence D. Brown (1986)
"GENERALIZED BAYES ESTIMATORS OF EXPECTATION PARAMETERS CONJUGATE priors The ... This result is presented first; the conjugate priors are defined in ..."
7. Selections from the First Nine Books of the Croniche Fiorentine of Giovanni by Giovanni Villani (1897)
"When the palace of the people of Florence was begun, where dwell the priors. 1298 AD In the said year 1298, the commonwealth and people of Florence began to ..."