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Normal_Anomaly | v1.0.0Jan 3rd 2011 | (+338) Created page with "An ignorance prior is a [prior](http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Priors) probability distribution where equal probability is assigned to all possibilities. For instance, at the beg..." |

An **ignorance prior** is a prior probability distribution where equal probability is assigned to all possibilities. For instance, at the beginning of a Monty Hall game, the player has no information about which of the three doors has the car behind it. Thus ~~e~~they should assign 1/3 probability to each.

An ignorance prior is a ~~[prior](http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Priors)~~prior probability distribution where equal probability is assigned to all possibilities. For instance, at the beginning of ~~the ~~a Monty Hall game, the player has no information about which of the three doors has the car behind it. Thus e should assign 1/3 probability to each.

Normal_Anomaly v1.0.0Jan 3rd 2011 (+338) Created page with "An ignorance prior is a [prior](http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Priors) probability distribution where equal probability is assigned to all possibilities. For instance, at the beg..."

An ignorance prior is a [prior](http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Priors) probability distribution where equal probability is assigned to all possibilities. For instance, at the beginning of the Monty Hall game, the player has no information about which of the three doors has the car behind it. Thus e should assign 1/3 probability to each.