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anonymous
 5 years ago
How do I find the normalization constant? I've used variable elimination to calculate a conditional probability, and the textbook says the result is: a(.0003699, .001717)= (.1772, .8228) and a is the normalization constant. So how do I find a?
anonymous
 5 years ago
How do I find the normalization constant? I've used variable elimination to calculate a conditional probability, and the textbook says the result is: a(.0003699, .001717)= (.1772, .8228) and a is the normalization constant. So how do I find a?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ah right hmmm. well the normalization constant is the number you multiply the conditional probabilities by so that the sum of the probabilities is 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as you can see, .1772 + .8228 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I'm pretty hazy on probability, but maybe a*.0003699 + a*.001717 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lol thank you haha I'm so tired ... wtf I'm stupid

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I've been confusing a = a probability variable

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0heh np. hope that's right lol!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it is correct. Thanks very much.
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