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On the Imprecision of Full Conditional Probabilities

Wheeler, Gregory and Cozman, Fabio (2020) On the Imprecision of Full Conditional Probabilities. [Preprint]

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The purpose of this paper is to show that if one adopts conditional probabilities as the primitive concept of probability, one must deal with the fact that even in very ordinary circumstances at least some probability values may be imprecise, and that some probability questions may fail to have numerically precise answers.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Wheeler, Gregorygregory.r.wheeler@gmail.com
Cozman, Fabiofgcozman@usp.br
Additional Information: Forthcoming in Synthese
Keywords: Imprecise probabilities; full conditional probabilities; Bayesian networks
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Depositing User: Gregory Wheeler
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2020 04:53
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2020 04:53
Item ID: 18386
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Date: 10 November 2020
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18386

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