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Comment author: Watercressed 23 May 2013 04:29:56PM *  0 points [-]

That depends on the knowledge that the AI has. If B9 had deduced the existence of different light wavelengths, and knew how blue corresponded to a particular range, and how human eyes see stuff, the probability would be something close to the range of colors that would be considered blue divided by the range of all possible colors. If B9 has no idea what blue is, then it would depend on priors for how often statements end up being true when B9 doesn't know their meaning.

Without knowing what B9's knowledge is, the problem is under-defined.