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RobinZ comments on Bayes' Theorem Illustrated (My Way) - Less Wrong

126 Post author: komponisto 03 June 2010 04:40AM

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Comment author: RobinZ 03 June 2010 09:08:55PM 3 points [-]

I don't get it really. I mean, I get the method, but not the formula. Is this useful for anything though?

There's a significant population of people - disproportionately represented here - who consider Bayesian reasoning to be theoretically superior to the ad hoc methods habitually used. An introductory essay on the subject that many people here read and agreed with A Technical Explanation of Technical Explanation.