A major weakness of the standard Bayesian inference method is that it assumes a problem only has two possible solutions.

This is a weird sentence to me. I learned about Bayesian inference through Jaynes' book and surely it doesn't portray that inference as having only two possible solutions.
The other book I know about, Sivia's, doesn't do this either.


You're referring to how it is described in statistics textbooks. I'm talking about confirmation theory as a philosophy.

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by MrMind 1 min read21st Dec 2015233 comments


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