Tag: conditional-probability

129 Amazon interview question—probability of 2nd interview 2014-02-10T01:45:18.763

80 Deriving the conditional distributions of a multivariate normal distribution 2012-06-16T18:09:15.390

67 Can someone explain Gibbs sampling in very simple words? 2011-05-01T19:37:56.640

45 How to generate correlated random numbers (given means, variances and degree of correlation)? 2012-10-07T19:45:21.457

32 What is the probability that this person is female? 2012-06-21T02:10:15.410

29 A generalization of the Law of Iterated Expectations 2014-05-01T13:17:30.693

28 What is the intuition behind the formula for conditional probability? 2018-02-01T13:44:30.760

22 Two dice rolls - same number in sequence 2017-04-17T12:18:49.277

20 The paradox of i.i.d. data (at least for me) 2015-12-13T05:50:35.487

17 How can I calculate the conditional probability of several events? 2010-08-11T22:14:39.753

17 Wikipedia entry on likelihood seems ambiguous 2016-07-15T23:44:40.050

15 Intuitive explanation of contribution to sum of two normally distributed random variables 2011-04-02T01:28:12.757

15 Problem with proof of Conditional expectation as best predictor 2013-10-04T00:24:13.043

15 Intuition for Conditional Expectation of $\sigma$-algebra 2016-08-18T17:45:02.107

14 How should I mentally deal with Borel's paradox? 2013-03-02T19:18:40.990

14 How to develop intuition for conditional probability? 2014-08-26T15:19:24.460

14 simulating random samples with a given MLE 2016-11-01T09:41:00.227

13 Bayes Theorem with multiple conditions 2015-12-27T07:23:44.603

12 Expected number I will be on after drawing cards until I get an ace, 2, 3, and so forth 2013-08-12T16:15:38.013

12 Definition of Conditional Probability with multiple conditions 2013-08-13T19:25:57.297

11 Confidence interval and probability - where is the error in this statement? 2012-07-11T04:18:27.963

11 How do programs like BUGS/JAGS automatically determine conditional distributions for Gibbs sampling? 2013-08-23T13:23:34.857

10 Can a model of P(Y|X) be trained via stochastic gradient descent from non-i.i.d. samples of P(X) and i.i.d. samples of P(Y|X)? 2012-08-21T19:49:02.130

10 A serious in-depth problem of probabilities for flipping coins 2013-04-15T08:20:07.580

10 regarding conditional independence and its graphical representation 2013-10-24T21:32:11.820

10 Bayesian modeling using multivariate normal with covariate 2014-09-18T21:14:29.980

10 Conditional probability of continuous variable 2015-02-06T02:39:52.630

10 Prove/Disprove $E[1_A | \mathscr{F_t}] = 0 ~\text{or} ~ 1 \ \Rightarrow E[1_A | \mathscr{F_{s}}] = E[1_A | \mathscr{F_t}]$ 2015-11-04T01:22:37.493

10 Sum of coefficients of multinomial distribution 2016-01-06T15:47:48.863

10 Why is P(A,B|C)/P(B|C) = P(A|B,C)? 2017-01-26T22:13:18.180

9 Why can't we trust our intuition with probability? 2012-05-05T04:21:48.110

9 Interpretation of conditional density plots 2013-02-08T04:52:03.717

9 Luce choice axiom, question about conditional probability 2013-05-10T16:05:11.607

9 Convergence in Distribution\CLT 2014-03-18T00:02:35.700

9 How to optimally spread draws when calculating multiple expectations 2016-08-28T23:59:59.117

9 Conditional probabilities - are they unique to Bayesianism? 2018-01-10T18:59:48.003

8 How to define a distribution such that draws from it correlate with a draw from another pre-specified distribution? 2011-07-22T16:11:51.297

8 How to create a dataset with conditional probability? 2011-09-03T07:52:13.967

8 Derive P(C | A+B) from Cox's two rules 2011-10-10T17:09:42.433

8 Markov models with conditional transition probabilities 2012-03-09T18:00:29.987

8 Confidence intervals when using Bayes' theorem 2012-08-21T18:46:57.907

8 A parellel between LSA and pLSA 2012-10-19T07:05:25.310

8 Probability that 2 OH NFL teams go 31 weeks w/o wins on the same day 2012-11-27T08:54:29.553

8 Naive Bayes feature probabilities: should I double count words? 2013-04-26T12:50:28.593

8 Why is posterior density proportional to prior density times likelihood function? 2013-07-15T13:12:33.483

8 Locomotive problem with various size companies 2013-09-15T23:02:42.580

8 Probability to draw a black ball in a set of black and white balls with mixed replacement conditions 2014-02-21T05:52:39.130

8 Why Normalizing Factor is Required in Bayes Theorem? 2014-12-18T21:38:35.803

8 Gibbs Sampler transition kernel 2015-02-06T13:41:30.327

8 Conditional Expected Value of Product of Normal and Log-Normal Distribution 2015-06-21T04:31:03.270

8 A possible mistake in a conditional probability derivation 2015-10-23T18:19:25.553

8 Computation of Conditional Expectation on $\sigma$-algebras 2016-08-22T22:07:51.050

8 How is $\Pr(X=x|Y=y)$ defined when $Y$ is continous and $X$ discrete? 2016-12-12T11:39:28.580

7 Flaw in a conditional probability argument 2013-11-06T15:07:02.440

7 Sampling from conditional copula 2014-11-20T18:36:59.737

7 Why the mixtures of conjugate priors is important? 2014-12-12T08:31:54.603

7 Resources for the "ah ha" moment when learning Bayes' theorem 2015-01-05T20:54:42.947

7 How to derive the conjugate prior of an exponential family distribution 2015-01-29T13:51:30.910

7 Bayes theorem in odds form - incorrect in Tetlock's 'Superforecasting' book? 2015-11-26T13:52:58.483

7 The Frog Riddle - Conditional Probabilities 2016-03-13T23:07:15.410

7 Paradox of Poisson process with at least one event in the interval 2017-02-08T15:17:36.643

7 Conditional expectation of a truncated RV derivation, gumbel distribution (logistic difference) 2017-02-09T00:53:55.237

7 Probability of k zeros give the sum of n Poisson random variables is t? 2017-10-04T20:06:35.183

6 Generating random matrices with specific equality constraints 2011-11-30T16:41:02.653

6 Odds of X occurrences in a row given Y trials (A coin flip problem) 2012-05-06T08:58:11.603

6 What is a full conditional probability? 2012-07-02T19:41:03.053

6 "Running it" multiple times in No-Limit Hold'em poker 2012-09-29T18:07:13.550

6 contrapositive of probability 2013-03-09T01:31:43.730

6 How Conditional Random Fields and Logistic Regression could be the same? 2013-07-09T19:20:18.020

6 Regarding the formula of using $\text{P}(Y|X)$ to compute $\text{E}[X]$ 2013-08-09T12:21:36.653

6 Conditional Expectation of Poisson Random Variables 2014-01-18T15:53:36.423

6 Total expectation theorem for Poisson processes 2014-05-18T07:09:20.587

6 Binomial random variable conditional on another one 2014-08-19T20:10:53.360

6 Gibbs Sampler contradiction proof 2015-02-05T23:43:25.420

6 Proof of Chapman Kolmogorov equation 2015-03-22T05:53:54.300

6 Gibbs Sampler output: how many Markov chains? 2015-03-27T17:02:57.917

6 How to prove Berkson's Fallacy? 2015-07-09T19:48:00.983

6 Expected value of x in a normal distribution, GIVEN that it is below a certain value 2015-08-08T16:05:17.323

6 Joint probability of a minimum and maximum score after $n$ dice rolls 2015-09-23T12:56:28.960

6 Relationship between event and random variable 2015-11-26T14:17:16.110

6 Train waiting time in probability 2015-12-24T14:43:59.720

6 The variety of problems with Cox's Theorem 2016-01-07T21:26:35.587

6 How to generate a more accurate distribution of sample of random variates? 2016-02-23T20:57:39.020

6 Mars attack (probability to destroy $n$ spaceships with $k \cdot n$ missiles) 2016-03-18T07:01:25.863

6 Can these asymptotic conditional expectations be bounded from above? 2016-05-04T22:41:00.563

6 Poisson random variable self-study question 2016-08-16T16:31:20.823

6 How many Americans, randomly chosen, are needed to have a 50% chance two live in the same or adjacent states? 2017-07-11T15:38:16.897

5 Bayes' Theorem - Probability Pants problem 2012-12-06T00:27:22.093

5 Is there any intuitive meaning to the quantity P(A|B)P(B|C)? 2013-07-22T19:40:23.520

5 What's the probability that as I roll dice I'll see a sum of $7$ on them before I see a sum of $8$? 2013-10-03T09:22:49.617

5 Learning probability bad reasoning. Conditional and unconditional 2013-10-23T16:31:13.440

5 How to compute conditional expectations with respect to a sigma field? 2013-11-01T18:40:11.737

5 conditional sampling of bivariate normals 2014-01-02T15:18:39.263

5 Conditional Distribution of Poisson Variables, given $\sum X_i$ 2014-02-01T16:56:41.850

5 Conditional expectation of $X$ given $Z = X + Y$ 2014-08-25T02:44:59.490

5 Covariance of a compound distribution 2014-10-20T02:53:49.560

5 Conditional independence iff joint factorizes 2014-11-25T19:27:09.160

5 computing the posterior of two Gaussian probability distributions 2014-12-11T13:07:51.027

5 Conditional distribution for Exponential family 2015-02-05T17:42:06.447