Journal Article

Variation and the Accuracy of Predictions

Michael Kruse

in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

Published on behalf of British Society for the Philosophy of Science

Volume 48, issue 2, pages 181-193
Published in print June 1997 | ISSN: 0007-0882
Published online June 1997 | e-ISSN: 1464-3537 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjps/48.2.181
Variation and the Accuracy of Predictions

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I present a justification for the intution that more-varied data are more valuable than the same number of less-varied data by showing that the more-varied data help to improve the accuracy of our predictions.

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