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3 Post author: Stuart_Armstrong 20 March 2017 07:17PM

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Comment author: madhatter 21 March 2017 12:26:49AM 0 points [-]

So wait, why is FDT better than UDT? Are there situations where UDT fails?

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 21 March 2017 02:47:47PM 0 points [-]

My original post here is in error; see http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/lw/orn/making_equilibrium_cdt_into_fdt_in_one_easy_step/ for a more correct version.

Comment author: Stuart_Armstrong 21 March 2017 06:26:23AM 0 points [-]

As I understand it, they're both the same except for the bits that haven't been fully fomalised yet (logical uncertainty...). But they are phrased differently, with FDT formulated much closer to classical decision theories.