ET Jaynes

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Edwin Thompson Jaynes was a prominent bayesian mathematician and the author of Probability Theory: The Logic of Science.

Fre­quen­tist prac­tice in­cor­po­rates prior in­for­ma­tion all the time

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The Logic of Science: 2.2

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E.T. Jaynes and Hugh Everett—in­cludes a pre­vi­ously un­pub­lished re­view by Jaynes of a pub­lished short ver­sion of Everett’s dissertation

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Draft of Ed­win Jaynes’ “Prob­a­bil­ity The­ory: The Logic of Science” on­line, with lost chap­ter 30

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Help with a deriva­tion in chap­ter 18 of Jaynes PT:LoS?

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The cen­tral limit the­o­rem in terms of convolutions

Maxwell Peterson21 Nov 2020 4:09 UTC
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De­mys­tify­ing the Se­cond Law of Thermodynamics

Eigil Rischel22 Nov 2020 13:52 UTC
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Trust in Bayes

Eliezer Yudkowsky29 Jan 2008 23:12 UTC
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Prob­a­bil­ity the­ory im­plies Oc­cam’s razor

Maxwell Peterson18 Dec 2020 7:48 UTC
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The Gen­er­al­ized Product Rule

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[Question] Jay­ne­sian in­ter­pre­ta­tion—How does “es­ti­mat­ing prob­a­bil­ities” make sense?

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