A Priori Probability


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A Priori Probability

In statistics, the use of logic to estimate the probability of an event. For example, when considering a company's earnings, the company can make a profit, suffer a loss, or break even in a given year. All other things being equal, there is a 1/3 a priori probability of each scenario occurring.
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Note that the presence of this redundancy does not change the a priori probability of a successful outcome.
As with redundancy, the a priori probability of a hit is the same for the different conditions or tasks.
A priori probability is a key aspect of information-processing and has been recognized as an important means to gain insight into the psi process (Kennedy, 1978; Scott, 1961; Thouless, 1935).