Talk:Normalizing constant

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The definition given here is unduly narrow. Normalizing constants arise in many places besides Bayesian probability! Michael Hardy 03:21, 12 Dec 2003 (UTC)

... such as the partition function in statistical mechanics. 130.126.108.104 19:04, 22 October 2007 (UTC)


Might be useful to us Brits if 'Normalisation Constant' redirected here, I understand that Americans probably make up the largest group on the English speaking wikipedia but there must be a fair chunk of Canadians, Aussies, Kiwis, South Africans etc who spell this with an S, I was convinced that there was no wiki page for normalisation constants until I tried with a Z

I took care of this Tabako (talk) 05:27, 3 September 2008 (UTC)