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Comment author: ksvanhorn 10 January 2011 07:26:02PM 4 points [-]

"Different inductive formalisms are penalized by a worst-case constant factor relative to each other"

You mean a constant term; it's additive, not multiplicative.

Comment author: abramdemski 02 May 2011 04:01:27AM 3 points [-]

That depends on whether you're thinking of the length or the probability. Since the length is the log-probability, it works out.