# BAYESIAN APPROACH

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n. an approach to statistical problems first conceptualized by British mathematician Thomas Bayes (1702-1761). It is based on the preliminary assumption that a probability distribution can definitely be assigned to any parameter of a statistical problem.

BAYESIAN APPROACH: "The Bayesian Approach makes use of conditional probabilities in order to calculate the most probable outcome."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BAYESIAN APPROACH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bayesian-approach/ (accessed July 2, 2022).