Some random observations

@article{Jaynes2004SomeRO,
  title={Some random observations},
  author={Edwin T. Jaynes},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={63},
  pages={115-138}
}
  • E. Jaynes
  • Published 1 April 1985
  • Education
  • Synthese
ConclusionOf course, the rationale of PME is so different from what has been taught in “orthodox” statistics courses for fifty years, that it causes conceptual hangups for many with conventional training. But beginning students have no difficulty with it, for it is just a mathematical model of the natural, common sense way in which anybody does conduct his inferences in problems of everyday life.The difficulties that seem so prominent in the literature today are, therefore, only transient… 
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