David Bourget (Western Ontario)
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Rafael De Clercq
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Philosophy of Science 51 (4):677-684 (1984)
Jaynes contends that in many statistical problems a seemingly indeterminate probability distribution is made unique by the transformation group of necessarily implied invariance properties, thereby justifying the principle of indifference. To illustrate and substantiate his claims he considers Bertrand's Paradox. These assertions are here refuted and the traditional attitude is vindicated.
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