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(132) where c is a positive constant, P(l) is the probability of event /, and P = {P(D}

is the

increasing uncertainty, and is additive for independent sources of uncertainty.

(132) where c is a positive constant, P(l) is the probability of event /, and P = {P(D}

is the

**distribution**of events. The missing information / is positive, increases withincreasing uncertainty, and is additive for independent sources of uncertainty.

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The marginal

the univariate

the vector. One can obtain the marginal

The marginal

**distribution**of a particular component X, of a random vector X is justthe univariate

**distribution**of that random component, ignoring everything else inthe vector. One can obtain the marginal

**distribution**by integrating out all other ...Page 787

and fundamental parameters are complicated functionaJs of the

Modern computer-intensive statistical methods can now substitute large-scale

calculation for theoretically convenient assumptions, and this approach has

greatly ...

and fundamental parameters are complicated functionaJs of the

**distribution**.Modern computer-intensive statistical methods can now substitute large-scale

calculation for theoretically convenient assumptions, and this approach has

greatly ...

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Seismology Observational 17 Stochastic Description | 325 |

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