frequentist
 n.— «His ideas about the prediction of future events from one or two examples were popular for a while, and have never been fundamentally challenged. But they were eventually overwhelmed by those of the “frequentist” school, which developed the methods based on sampling from a large population that now dominate the field and are used to predict things as diverse as the outcomes of elections and preferences for chocolate bars.» —“Bayes Rules” Economist (U.K.) Jan. 5, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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