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Value of Information

TagLast edit: 28 Apr 2020 22:40 UTC by Ruby

Value of Information (VoI) is a concept from decision analysis: how much answering a question allows a decision-maker to improve its decision.

Priv­ileg­ing the Question

Qiaochu_Yuan29 Apr 2013 18:30 UTC
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How to Mea­sure Anything

lukeprog7 Aug 2013 4:05 UTC
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Value of In­for­ma­tion: 8 examples

gwern18 May 2012 23:45 UTC
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Ex­per­i­men­tal longter­mism: the­ory needs data

24 Mar 2022 8:23 UTC
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(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

Value of In­for­ma­tion: Four Examples

Vaniver22 Nov 2011 23:02 UTC
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Unit Test Everything

DirectedEvolution29 Sep 2022 18:12 UTC
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Les­sons on Value of In­for­ma­tion From Civ

johnswentworth7 Oct 2020 18:18 UTC
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The VNM in­de­pen­dence ax­iom ig­nores the value of information

kilobug2 Mar 2013 14:36 UTC
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Map:Ter­ri­tory::Uncer­tainty::Ran­dom­ness – but that doesn’t mat­ter, value of in­for­ma­tion does.

Davidmanheim22 Jan 2016 19:12 UTC
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In­for­ma­tion Assets

ozziegooen24 Aug 2021 4:32 UTC
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5-sec­ond level case study: Value of information

Kaj_Sotala22 Nov 2011 13:44 UTC
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Costs and Benefits of Scholarship

lukeprog22 Mar 2011 2:19 UTC
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Break your habits: be more empirical

Academian2 Oct 2010 21:04 UTC
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LMSR sub­sidy pa­ram­e­ter is the price of information

Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir25 May 2024 18:05 UTC
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Pre­serv­ing our her­i­tage: Build­ing a move­ment and a knowl­edge ark for cur­rent and fu­ture generations

rnk829 Nov 2023 19:20 UTC
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In­cen­tives from a causal perspective

10 Jul 2023 17:16 UTC
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VOI is Only Non­nega­tive When In­for­ma­tion is Un­cor­re­lated With Fu­ture Action

Diffractor31 Aug 2018 5:13 UTC
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“In­f­tox­i­c­ity” and other new words to de­scribe mal­i­cious in­for­ma­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­tion thereof

Jáchym Fibír23 Dec 2023 18:15 UTC
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How does an in­fovore man­age in­for­ma­tion over­load?

haig25 Aug 2009 18:54 UTC
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Gather­ing In­for­ma­tion you won’t use di­rectly is of­ten useful

Johannes C. Mayer24 Jul 2022 21:21 UTC
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