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#1 2005-10-31 22:20:06

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'pasterior' for 'posterior'

I decided to look for this after reading Chris and Pat’s fascinating exchange on last/lost. About 160 examples, of which the ones referring to ‘pasterior probability’ are most eggcornish. (In Bayesian inference, the posterior probability is the probability distribution before a new datum arrives- it’s the probability in the past.):

We observe that the predicted y is a superposition of the local functions, where
the weight of each contribution depends on the pasterior probability that …
www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=10020

... where the weight of each contribution depends on the pasterior probability
that an input point was generated by a particular . ...
www.aes.org/e-lib/browse.cfm?elib=10020

Molar. Pasterior teeth used for grinding.
huntel.net/rsweetland/glossaries/sci_questions_a_z.html

A history of surgery with scar on anterolateral surface of throat or pasterior aspect of the spine will be found.
web.idirect.com/~xray/ced/ced00049.htm – 4k – Supplemental Result

Reaected stomach revealed an irregular ulceration with the surrounding mucosal
elevation with a size of 5X7X10cm at the pasterior wall of the antrum.
www.koreamed.org/SearchBasic.php?RID=137354& DT=1&QY=%22Korean+J+Gastrointest+Endosc%22%5BJTI%5D…

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