probability distribution

noun

Examples of probability distribution in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, given the same sentence, the LLM will calculate a better probability distribution and its loss will be slightly lower. Quanta Magazine, 22 Jan. 2024 These probability distributions, which speak to the likely characteristics of both the context and candidate images, can be transformed into hypervectors, allowing the use of algebra to predict the most likely candidate image to fill the vacant slot. Anil Ananthaswamy, Quanta Magazine, 13 Apr. 2023 The output of our models is the joint probability distribution of these parameters. Josh Goldman, IEEE Spectrum, 29 Apr. 2023 At its core, GPT is constantly generating a probability distribution over the next token to generate, conditional on the string of previous tokens. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 18 Dec. 2022 But, that extinction event exhibits a probability distribution, and is not inevitable at a specific time. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 11 Mar. 2011 Sampling from a random circuit means repeating such measurements many times to build up a picture of the probability distribution underlying the outcomes. Ben Brubaker, Quanta Magazine, 9 Jan. 2023 For example, to solve the moment problem for a probability distribution over groups, each moment would be associated with a group G. Leila Sloman, Quanta Magazine, 12 Jan. 2023 Simkin and Roychowdhury account for this by using a probability distribution. The Physics Arxiv Blog, Discover Magazine, 24 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of probability distribution was in 1895

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“Probability distribution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probability%20distribution. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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