Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Declarations of independence

Fitelson, Branden; Hajek, Alan

Description

According to orthodox (Kolmogorovian) probability theory, conditional probabilities are by definition certain ratios of unconditional probabilities. As a result, orthodox conditional probabilities are regarded as undefined whenever their antecedents have zero unconditional probability. This has important ramifications for the notion of probabilistic independence. Traditionally, independence is defined in terms of unconditional probabilities (the factorization of the relevant joint unconditional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-10-02
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/173673
Source: Synthese
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-014-0559-2

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
Fitelson-Hájek2017_Article_DeclarationsOfIndependence.pdf408.89 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator