Bayesian Theory of Decision

  • Francesco CamastraEmail author
  • Alessandro Vinciarelli
Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)


What the reader should know to understand this chapter\(\bullet \) Basic notions of statistics and probability theory (see Appendix A). \(\bullet \) Calculus notions are an advantage.


Decision Rule False Positive Rate Loss Function Discriminant Function Prior Probability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Science and TechnologyParthenope University of NaplesNaplesItaly
  2. 2.School of Computing Science and the Institute of Neuroscience and PsychologyUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK

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