Prior

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

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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 Fisher ...
Linear Tape-Open - Ultrium
... Ultrium drive reads data from a cartridge in its own generation and at least the two prior generations ... its own generation and to a cartridge from the immediate prior generation in the prior generation format ...
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 ...
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, a critic and poet (greatly admired in England ... 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) ...
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 ... against Cestius' Legio, he had already risen to a position of power in the priesthood prior to his military success ...

Famous quotes containing the word prior:

    They never taste who always drink;
    They always talk who never think.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)

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

    And ‘tis remarkable that they
    Talk most who have the least to say.
    —Matthew Prior (1664–1721)