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- noun statistics In
Bayesianstatistics, a parameterof a prior(as distinguished from parameters of the modelfor the underlying system under analysis).
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In this case, the inference of the falloff parameter corresponds to hyperparameter estimation in the framework of a hierarchical Bayesian estimation.
· In addition to optimizing the document-topic hyperparameters, you can also optimize a topic-word hyperparameter.
Theory of Probability revisited Signi ﬁ cance tests: one new parameter Improper priors for tests ToP misses the points that 1 λ does not have the same meaning under q, under q (= λ) 1 2 and under q2 (= λ1) 2 λ has no precise meaning under q 12 [hyperparameter?]