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Ampliative inference: on choosing a probability distribution

Authors
Journal
Cognition
0010-0277
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
49
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(93)90004-f
Disciplines
  • Logic
  • Psychology

Abstract

Abstract Ampliative inference is the choice of a probability distribution on the basis of incomplete information. We consider some psychological and normative questions that arise about this kind of reasoning. The discussion is largely tutorial although a substantive hypothesis is also advanced.

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