posterior probability

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pos·te·ri·or prob·a·bil·i·ty

the best rational assessment of the probability of an outcome on the basis of established knowledge modified and brought up to date.
See also: prior probability, Bayes theorem.
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Since the iteration number was high enough and the likelihood function overcame the a priori information, which began to have little importance in the interferences, the a posteriori distribution may become less symmetrical if the lack of information is assumed (Table 3).
Table 1--Number of samples of the a posteriori distribution as a function of the chain size, burn-in values, and sampling interval.