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Topic: uniform prior
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majeti dinesh

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Re: uniform prior
Posted: Dec 3, 2012 3:33 AM
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I am estimating the parameters of a gaussian mixture model in a Bayesian framework. So I need the prior probabilities of the parameters which I am going to estimate. I am using uniform priors for the parameters (mean, covariance etc) . So according to the Bayes formula, I need the value of P(mean) for computations.

Hence I would like to know what value to take for P(mean) i.e, uniform prior probability of mean.



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