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Where can we use the Bayes' theorem in artificial intelligence?

Th Bayes' rule specifies how an agent should update its belief in a proposition based on a new piece of evidence. Suppose an agent has a current belief in proposition $h$ based on evidence $k$ already ...
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What is Bayes' theorem and error?

What is Bayes' theorem and Bayes' error?
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Why is the denominator ignored in the Bayes' rule?

The naive Bayes' generative algorithm is often represented by the following formula $$\text{argmax}_{y} p(y \mid x) = \text{argmax}_y \frac{p(x|y)p(y)}{p(x)} \approx \text{argmax}_y p(x|y)p(y)$$ Why ...