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Bayes, Thomas (1702–1761)




Thomas Bayes
English mathematician and theologian, remembered chiefly for the theorem named after him (see Bayes's theorem), and the technique of Bayesian inference that arises from it. Bayes wrote on probability theory, the logical basis of calculus, and asymptotic series.


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