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81 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 26 February 2010 07:43AM

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Comment author: djcb 27 February 2010 05:23:57PM 2 points [-]

Hmmmm.... that's an interesting article too, but it focuses on a different question, the question what knowledge really means, and uses AI concepts to discuss that (somewhat related to Searle's Chinese Room gedankenexperiment.)

However, I think the article discussed here is a bit more directly connected to Bayesianism. It's clear what Bayes Theorem means, but what many people today mean with Bayesianism, is somewhat of a loose extrapolation of that -- or even just a metaphor.

I think the article does a good job at explaining the current use.