Monthly Archives: August 2014

The reasoning robot, Jaynes’ desiderata, and Cox’s Theorem

I’ve been reading Probability Theory: The Logic of Science┬áby ET Jaynes, and it’s worth sitting down with just for the first two chapters alone. Probabilities are typically introduced as obvious entities in and of themselves, where the chance of something … Continue reading

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