# Probabilistic Task

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A Probabilistic Task is a mathematical task that requires an Likelihood Estimate with each Output.

**AKA:**Probabilistic, Statistical Task, Statistical, Statistics Task.**Context:**- It can involve the modeling of a Stochastic System.
- It can involve Statistical Significance Testing Task, Statistical Parsing Algorithm,
- It can involve the calculation of a Statistical Function:
- It can be performed by a Statistician.
- It can be proposed and researched by a Statistics Researcher.
- It can be solve by a Statistics Software System.

**Example(s):**- A Prediction Task.
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**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Deterministic Task, Sample Space, Random Variable, Random Sample, Induction Task, Statistics Academic Discipline, Data Mining Task, Machine Learning Task.

## References

- (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=probabilistic
- S: (adj) probabilistic (of or relating to or based on probability) "probabilistic quantum theory"
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- http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/probabilistic
- 1. (mathematics) Of, pertaining to or derived using probability.
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### 1986

- (Larsen & Marx, 1986) ⇒ Richard J. Larsen, and Morris L. Marx. (1986). “An Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Its Applications, 2nd edition." Prentice Hall