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  • Belief propagation — is a message passing algorithm for performing inference on graphical models, such as Bayesian networks and Markov random fields. It calculates the marginal distribution for each unobserved node, conditional on any observed nodes. Belief… …   Wikipedia

  • Belief revision — is the process of changing beliefs to take into account a new piece of information. The logical formalization of belief revision is researched in philosophy, in databases, and in artificial intelligence for the design of rational agents.What… …   Wikipedia

  • belief system — belief systems N COUNT: oft with poss The belief system of a person or society is the set of beliefs that they have about what is right and wrong and what is true and false. Health professionals need to become familiar with the belief systems of… …   English dictionary

  • belief — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, deep seated, deeply held, fervent, firm, passionate, profound, strong, strongly held, unshakable, unwavering …   Collocations dictionary

  • Belief — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Belief >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 belief belief Sgm: N 1 credence credence Sgm: N 1 credit credit Sgm: N 1 assurance assurance Sgm: N 1 faith faith trust troth …   English dictionary for students

  • belief — /bi li:f/ noun 1 (singular, uncountable) the feeling that something is definitely true or definitely exists: religious belief (+ in): a belief in God (+ that): a growing belief that war had become inevitable | it is sb s belief that: It is my… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Belief-Desire-Intention software model — The Belief Desire Intention (BDI) software model (usually referred to simply, but ambiguously, as BDI) is a software model developed for programming intelligent agents. Superficially characterized by the implementation of an agent s beliefs ,… …   Wikipedia

  • belief — be|lief W2S3 [bıˈli:f] n [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: Probably from Old English geleafa belief , from leafa belief, faith ; influenced by believe] 1.) [singular, U] the feeling that something is definitely true or definitely exists belief in ▪ a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • system — noun 1 set of ideas/rules for organizing sth ADJECTIVE ▪ current, existing ▪ We re looking to replace the existing system. ▪ modern, new ▪ old fashioned …   Collocations dictionary

  • belief — Synonyms and related words: a belief, acceptance, acquiescence, arrogance, article of faith, assent, assurance, assuredness, axiom, canon, certainty, certitude, cocksureness, concept, confidence, confidentness, conviction, courage, credence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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