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Old 09-14-2012, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by DeanS View Post
I was wondering if the problem assumes that some learning has been done to determine P(D|h=f) for some population or if the person with the heart attack is the only person in D. Obviously, I may not understand Bayesian analysis.
The set {\cal D} is the set of available data points, so in this case it is that one person with a heart attack. This problem will help you understand the Bayesian reasoning better.
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