likelihood


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Synonyms for likelihood

probability

Synonyms for likelihood

the likeliness of a given event occurring

Synonyms for likelihood

the probability of a specified outcome

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The [theta] value that can maximize the function is the maximum likelihood estimation value of [theta].
To find trademark infringement, a district court must find a likelihood of confusion about the source of goods or services.
1) The guidelines state that the likelihood for symptoms from this disruption is related to the likelihood that the patient has underlying coronary artery disease (CAD).
9 per cent likelihood of divorce, but if you have two daughters, the likelihood rises to 43.
Methods: Overall, 133 consecutive patients presented with symptoms or signs suggestive of UA, which was classified as of high or intermediate likelihood in Emergency Department (ED), and undergoing coronary angiography (CAG) within one week were enrolled into the study.
These domains are mutually influential and interrelated, working together to influence the likelihood to use EAPs.
Single women and smokers had reduced odds of breast-feeding, and the likelihood of breast-feeding declined as maternal age increased.
For example, in the case of a Coordinated Industry Case (CIC) taxpayer that is continually under audit, it goes without saying that the IRS has a higher likelihood of discovering the transaction and the taxpayer a higher risk of litigation.
When this is not the case, the likelihood of a successful transition can be improved through adjustments in the factors presented in Figure 1.
Evett (1992) obtained a formula for the likelihood ratio in a case when the defense was "it was my brother.
Since West Nile is a disease that could be contracted in someone's back yard, Broad says that a number of factors are considered, including the person's usual exposure and whether their work increased the likelihood of coming into contact with West Nile.
An herbal extract that some women use to relieve symptoms of menopause increases the likelihood in mice with breast cancer that the disease will spread, researchers have found.
One or two people have asked about the likelihood of the first goal being scored at different times in a match, a market that is traded on Betfair.
Further, the likelihood of liquidation was rather low.
For example, as more people become infected with rotavirus in a community, the likelihood that uninfected individuals will become infected rises.