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a priori

Deduced from first principles; in the first instance; without prior knowledge
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In this paper, we present a low-bias approach to concept extraction that makes no use of such a-priori knowledge.
In terms of the individual independent variables, the co-efficient estimates and the associated t-values of high rate of population, access to sanitation facilities, access to safe water, access to health care services, access to information and the increase in price of food have the expected signs, thus fulfilling our a-priori expectations.
5) there is an E > 0 such that |x(n)| [less than or equal to] E, which serves as the a-priori bound on every possible T -periodic solution of (3.
Having established all these results, we now concentrate on a discrete approximation of Stokes equations by a finite element method and its associated a-priori error bounds.
Drawing from the model, our a-priori expectations or expected pattern of behaviour of the independent variables on the dependent variable in the model are: [DC.
LDC accuracies could be an intrinsic limit of our classification problem; however, a further study on other dissimilarity-based classifiers is needed as well as a re-analysis of the original a-priori classification, in order to find more suitable classifiers and to confirm the labels assigned by the experts.
Without a-priori numerical estimates of the rate of convergence, with a rigorous foundation, an AMG algorithm is based simply on the hope that the problem will not have anything unexpected and things will work out in the end.
Furthermore, statistical methods are then generalized to the analysis of fuzzy data and fuzzy a-priori information.
These difficulties are usually handled by introducing statistical Bayesian estimation methods that promote a-priori knowledge to the problems.
Business Events has developed a strong offering for Business Opportunity Discovery, based on its proprietary technology, which discovers the drivers of important and unique business changes without having to define search criteria a-priori," said Avi Zeevi.