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n. slang for a criminal defendant's previous record of criminal charges, convictions, or other judicial disposal of criminal cases (such as probation, dismissal or acquittal). Only previous felony convictions can be introduced into evidence. However, the record of "priors" can have an impact on sentencing, as with prior drunk driving convictions requiring mandatory jail sentences, and "three strikes, you're out," providing for extended sentences for the third felony conviction.

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The Gibbs relation of the weakly nonlocal theory fixes the partial derivatives of the entropy function as
n), and p (x,y) is the mathematical expectation for probability p (f) of the feature f to the model, and p = (x, y) =p (x)p (y|x), there exist a maximum entropy model under the uniform of conditional probability p (y | x).
2) reveals the general meaning of entropy, that is, entropy describes not the existence way and state of the general mass and energy, but the way and state of the fabric, matching and distribution of these mass and energy.
mxn] the information entropy is calculated as shown in the following steps.
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The Shannon entropy of the market is calculated as follows:
l] = saturation entropy of ammonia-water solution in liquid state, KJ/kg * K
At very low temperatures, the energy of the system changes very slowly, even though the entropy changes enormously.
Another limitation inherent to all previously available approaches to entropy analysis is the requirement for stationarity.
People normally focus on energy in this problem, not entropy.
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