Biased coins: A model for higher-order probabilities

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Is it coherent to speak of the probability of a probability, and the probability of a probability of a probability, and so on? We show that it is, in the sense that a regress of higher-order probabilities can lead to convergent sequences that determine all these probabilities. By constructing an implementable model which is based on coin-making machines, we demonstrate the consistency of our regress.
Originele taal-2English
TitelEuropean philosophy of science
SubtitelPhilosophy of science in Europe and the Viennese heritage
RedacteurenM.C. Galavotti, E. Nemeth, F. Stadler
UitgeverijSpringer
Pagina's241-248
Aantal pagina's8
ISBN van elektronische versie978-3-319-01899-7
ISBN van geprinte versie978-3-319-01898-0
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StatusPublished - 2014

Publicatie series

NaamVienna Circle Institute Yearbook
UitgeverijSpringer
Volume17
ISSN van geprinte versie0929-6328

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