We can simplify this even further, to a fair coin versus an unknown weighted coin.

One way of viewing the difference is to say that you have different causal models of the two situations - with an unknown weighted coin there is an extra parameter to gather evidence about, therefore gathering evidence does more to your model of the world.

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by David_Gerard 1 min read18th Aug 201481 comments


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