Essays about: "philosophy induction"

Found 2 essays containing the words philosophy induction.

  1. 1. Solomonoff Induction: A Solution to the Problem of the Priors?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teoretisk filosofi

    Author : Aron Vallinder; [2012]
    Keywords : Bayesianism; Problem of the Priors; Solomonoff Induction; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : In this essay, I investigate whether Solomonoff’s prior can be used to solve the problem of the priors for Bayesianism. In outline, the idea is to give higher prior probability to hypotheses that are "simpler", where simplicity is given a precise formal definition. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Digital Theory of Knowledge

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teoretisk filosofi

    Author : Kristian Rönn; [2012]
    Keywords : Solomonoff; Kolmogorov; complexity; Turing; digital philosophy; ontology; epistemology; reliabilism; Bayes.; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : The goal with this paper is to formally define knowledge from the assumption that our universe is computable. Based on this assumption, we will formulate a minimalist ontology that will be the theoretical basis for our formal definition of knowledge. READ MORE