Definition of conditional probability in English:

conditional probability

Line breaks: con|di¦tion¦al prob|abil¦ity


  • The probability of an event (A), given that another (B) has already occurred.
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    • Single event probabilities, conditional probabilities (such as sensitivity and specificity), and relative risks are confusing because they make it difficult to understand what class of events a probability or percentage refers to
    • For each condition, we multiplied the generation probability by the conditional probability of recognition to find the proportion of encoded items that were recognized in that condition.
    • The actual probabilities of those two conditional probabilities are identical in the Control Group.

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