expectation

  1. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
  2. wishing with confidence of fulfillment
  3. the feeling that something is about to happen
  4. the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

Expectation

• (n.) The act or state of expecting or looking forward to an event as about to happen. • (n.) The prospect of the future; grounds upon which something excellent is expected to happen; prospect of anything good to come, esp. of property or rank. • (n.) That which is expected or looked for. • (n.) The value of any chance (as the ...
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Expectation

(1) The amount you expect to gain on average if you make a certain play. For instance, suppose you put $10 into a $50 pot to draw at a hand that you will make 25% of the time, and it will win every time you make it. Three out of four times, you do not make your draw, and lose $10 each time for a total of $30. The fourth time, you will make your dra...
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expectation

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expectation

(from the article `damages`) ...fails to perform his obligation, the other can seek damages under three headings: (1) restitution, which restores to him whatever goods, services, ...
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Expectation

(from the article `opera`) ...called atonality and serialism. Webern composed no operas. Schoenberg`s first theatrical works—the one-act Erwartung (1909, first performed 1924; ...
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expectation

1) for a discrete random variable X taking the values xi with the probabilities pi the sum E(X) = Si pi xi extended for all values xi which can be taken byX
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Expectation

1. In general, the act or state of looking forward to an event about to happen. The grounds on which something is believed to happen. A supposition, an anticipation, a reasonable hope, a probable occurrence. 2. A mathematical expectation is the value of any chance which depends upon some contingent event. Thus, if a person is to receive an amount ....
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expectation

1. The act or state of expecting or looking forward to an event as about to happen. 'In expectation of a guest.' 'My soul, wait thou only upon God, for my expectation is from him.' (Ps. Lxii. 5) ... 2. That which is expected or looked for. 'Why our great expectation should be called The seed of woman.' (Milton) ... 3. The prospect of the future; gr...
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expectation

outlook noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
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Expectation

[epistemic] In the case of uncertainty, expectation is what is considered the most likely to happen. An expectation, which is a belief that is centered on the future, may or may not be realistic. A less advantageous result gives rise to the emotion of disappointment. If something happens that is not at all expected, it is a surprise. An exp...
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Expectation

[Girl`s Day song] The Mozambican War of Independence was an armed conflict between Portugal and the guerrilla forces of the Mozambique Liberation Front. It began on September 25, 1964, and ended with a cease fire on September 8, 1974. The war erupted from unrest and frustration amongst many indigenous Mozambican populations, who perceived f...
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expectation

[Noun] Something you hope will happen.
Example: Her expectation was to pass the exam.
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Expectation

Ex`pec·ta'tion noun [ Latin expectio . exspectio : confer French expectation .] 1. The act or state of expecting or looking forward to an event as about to happen. 'In expectation of a guest.' Tennyson. « My soul, wait thou only upon God, for my e...
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Expectation

A ‘built in` model of the world outside our head which influences our behaviour in a given situation. If the world does not meet our expectation we compare reality with what we expect and modify our behaviour and future expectations accordingly. See Stereotype.
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expectation

anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
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expectation

belief about the future
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Expectation

The expectation of a variable is the same as its expected value, and is also used with both meanings.
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expectation

There are several, overlapping definitions: 1) The mean of a probability distribution. If the probability distribution function is F(x) then the mean would be calculated by integrating dF(x) over the domain of the probability distribution function. The expectation operator, E[], is a linear operator per Hogg and Craig, 1995, page 55. 2) In a model,...
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expectation

Type: Term Pronunciation: ek′spek-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. In probability theory and statistics, the true mean or average (of a sample distribution).
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expectation

[n] - the feeling that something is about to happen 2. [n] - belief about (or mental picture of) the future
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