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Carnapian Inductive Logic for Markov Chains

Brian Skyrms

in From Zeno to Arbitrage

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199652808
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745829 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652808.003.0014
Carnapian Inductive Logic for Markov Chains

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In his Nachlass, Carnap listed outstanding problems for the development of inductive logic. One was the treatment of what he called “analogy by proximity”. This can be handled naturally along Carnapian lines.

Keywords: inductive logic; analogy; Markov chain; Markov random field

Chapter.  8469 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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