A posteriori

A posteriori,

Definition of A posteriori:

  1. Conclusion or judgment based on induction. It begins with the observed facts and phenomenon, and infers their underlying causes. Latin for, what comes after. See also a priori.

  2. Relating to or denoting reasoning or knowledge which proceeds from observations or experiences to the deduction of probable causes.

  3. In a way based on reasoning from known facts or past events rather than by making assumptions or predictions.

How to use A posteriori in a sentence?

  1. This volume presents the most up-to-date information available on a posteriori error estimation for finite element approximation in mechanics and mathematics.

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