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Registered: 8/21/06
prior probability calculation
Posted: Aug 21, 2006 10:35 AM
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Hi there;
I know that based on Bayesian Theoreom:
Posterior probability = Prior Probability x Likelihood

Now if we have a parameter as A with minimum and maximum values of 1.2 and 2.2 respectively then I like to use the Uniform distribution for this parameter so if the chosen value of this parameter (A) is: 1.7 then based on Uniform distribution:
P(A) = (1 / (2.2-1.2))= 1 or 100%
is this right?

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