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For our example problem, we’ll end this section by looking at how the posterior p(w|t, α, σ 2 ) evolves as we observe increasingly more data points tn . Before proceeding, we note that we can compute the posterior incrementally since here the data are assumed independent (conditioned on w). g. for t = (t1 , t2 , t3 ): p(w|t1 , t2 , t3 ) ∝ p(t1 , t2 , t3 |w) p(w), = p(t2 , t3 |w) p(t1 |w) p(w), = Likelihood of (t2 , t3 ) × posterior having observed t1 . So, more generally, we can treat the posterior having observed (t1 , .
His work continued to be fruitful until his death in 1813, in Paris. 3 Some Notes on Matrices This section touches on some useful results in the theory of matrices that are rarely emphasized in coursework. For a complete treatment, see for example  and . Following , the set of p by q matrices is denoted Mpq , the set of (square) p by p matrices by Mp , and the set of symmetric p by p matrices by Sp . We work only with real matrices - the generalization of the results to the complex ﬁeld is straightforward.
If P is a square stochastic matrix, then P has eigenvalues whose absolute values lie in the range [0, 1]. Proof. For any p ≥ 1, and x any eigenvector of P , P x p = |λ| x p ≤ P p x p so |λ| ≤ P p . Suppose that P is row-stochastic; then choose the L∞ norm, which is the maximum absolute row norm P ∞ = maxi j |Pij | = 1; so |λ| ≤ 1. If P is column-stochastic, choosing the 1-norm (the maximum absolute column norm) gives the same result. Note that stochastic matrices, if not symmetric, can have complex eigenvalues, so in this case F is the ﬁeld of complex numbers.