Prior

Prior is an ecclesiastical title, derived from the Latin adjective for "earlier, first", with several notable uses.

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Eleazar Ben Simon - Early Life
... Yet prior to this encounter, little is known about his early life and rise to power ... Zealots were shunned by the High Priesthood in Jerusalem prior to the revolt ... battle against Cestius' Legio, he had already risen to a position of power in the priesthood prior to his military success ...
One-shot Learning - Experimental Results - Motorbike Example
... Next, the prior model parameters are computed from 30 models, 10 from each of the three learnt categories spotted cats, faces, and airplanes ... This prior encodes the knowledge that "models lacking visual consistency occupy a different part of the parameter space coherent models." In learning, which is performed next, the prior biases the ...
Linear Tape-Open - Ultrium
... drive reads data from a cartridge in its own generation and at least the two prior generations ... a cartridge in its own generation and to a cartridge from the immediate prior generation in the prior generation format ...
1699 In Poetry - Events
... English poet Matthew Prior, while a secretary in the English embassy in France (since 1697), mentions in letters that he has been dining with Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux ... "Boileau says I have more genius than all the academy," Prior wrote to Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey in July ... country will spoil you." In his 1704 satire, Prior wrote Old friend, old foe, for such we are Alternate, as the chance of peace and war) ...
Jeffreys Prior
... In Bayesian probability, the Jeffreys prior, named after Harold Jeffreys, is a non-informative (objective) prior distribution on parameter space that is proportional to the square root of the determinant of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word prior:

    A diff’rent cause, says Parson Sly,
    The same effect may give:
    Poor Lubin fears, that he shall die;
    His wife, that he may live.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)

    Forbear to mention what thou canst not praise.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)

    Less smooth than her Skin and less white than her breast
    Was this pollisht stone beneath which she lyes prest
    Stop, Reader, and Sigh while thou thinkst on the rest

    With a just trim of Virtue her Soul was endu’d
    Not affectedly Pious nor secretly lewd,
    She cut even between the Cocquet and the Prude.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)