Beyond Bayes: On the Need for a Unified and Jaynesian Definition of Probability and Information within Neuroscience

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It has been proposed that the general function of the brain is inference, which corresponds quantitatively to the minimization of uncertainty (or the maximization of information). However, there has been a lack of clarity about exactly what this means. Efforts to quantify information have been in agreement that it depends on probabilities (through Shannon… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/info3020175

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@article{Fiorillo2012BeyondBO, title={Beyond Bayes: On the Need for a Unified and Jaynesian Definition of Probability and Information within Neuroscience}, author={Christopher D. Fiorillo}, journal={Information}, year={2012}, volume={3}, pages={175-203} }