# The Laplace-Jaynes approach to induction

@article{Mana2007TheLA, title={The Laplace-Jaynes approach to induction}, author={P. G. L. Porta Mana and Anders M{\aa}nsson and Gunnar Bj{\"o}rk}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2007}, volume={abs/physics/0703126} }

An approach to induction is presented, based on the idea of analysing the context of a given problem into `circumstances'. This approach, fully Bayesian in form and meaning, provides a complement or in some cases an alternative to that based on de Finetti's representation theorem and on the notion of infinite exchangeability. In particular, it gives an alternative interpretation of those formulae that apparently involve `unknown probabilities' or `propensities'. Various advantages and… CONTINUE READING

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