List of things named after Thomas Bayes

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Thomas Bayes (/beɪz/; c. 1701 – 1761) was an English statistician, philosopher, and Presbyterian minister.

Bayesian (/ˈbeɪˌʒən/ or /ˈbeɪˌzɪən/) refers either to a range of concepts and approaches that relate to statistical methods based on Bayes' theorem, or a follower of these methods.[1]

A number of things have been named after Thomas Bayes, including:



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  • Fienberg, Stephen (2006). "When did Bayesian inference become "Bayesian"?". Bayesian Analysis: 1–41. CiteSeerX