[extropy-chat] what is probability?

Benjamin Goertzel ben at goertzel.org
Tue Jan 16 18:25:40 UTC 2007

On 1/16/07, gts <gts_2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 12:23:35 -0500, Benjamin Goertzel <ben at goertzel.org>
> wrote:
> > It seems that the notion of randomness is definable objectively only
> > for infinite entities.
> Yes, at least under the frequentist interpretation no doubt assumed by
> these researchers.

I am not sure this observation about randomness is tied to
frequentism, actually.

How would you define randomness of a finite entity **objectively**
(independently of the observer) from a Bayesian point of view?

This is an interesting topic... ;-)
-- Ben

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