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## The Chain Rule of Probability
Chain Rule (Probability)
Give any of these word sequences, what is the probability of the next word?
Premature optimization is the root of all ____ -Donald Knuth
A house divided against itself ____ ____ -Abraham Lincoln
The quick brown fox jumped over the ____ ____ _____ -Wm. Shakespeare
A friend to all is ____ ____ ____ ____ -Aristotle
If you were able to complete these word sequences, it was likely from prior knowledge and exposure to the complete sequence.
Not all word sequences are this obvious. But for... [More]
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