Talk:Normalisation (probability)

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 Definition In mathematical probability equations, a constant (or function) used to ensure that the sum of all probabilities totals one. [d] [e]
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Normal, normalized, normalization being some of the most nondescriptive words in mathematics, this needs disambiguation from, say, normalized valuation, the normalization of a domain, scheme, etc. Perhaps this page should be "normalization (probability)", or would "normalized (function)" be better?Barry R. Smith 19:52, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Normalisation (probability) seems right. Richard Pinch 20:26, 21 December 2008 (UTC)