Decision Theory and Social Choice

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    Miklós Rédei (LSE): “Properties of Bayesian learning based on conditional expectation as a conditioning device”

Miklós Rédei (LSE): “Properties of Bayesian learning based on conditional expectation as a conditioning device”

25 October 2016|

 

 

Miklós Rédei (LSE): “Properties of Bayesian learning based on conditional expectation as a conditioning device”

This talk investigates the general properties of general Bayesian learning, where “general Bayesian learning” means inferring a probability measure from another that is regarded as (uncertain) evidence, and where the inference is conditionalizing the evidence using the conditional expectation determined by a reference […]

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    Hive Minds: Collective Intelligence in Humans and Other Animals (Forum for Philosophy)

Hive Minds: Collective Intelligence in Humans and Other Animals (Forum for Philosophy)

19 October 2016|

 

Hive Minds: Collective Intelligence in Humans and Other Animals (Forum for Philosophy)

Swarms of bees make decisions as a ‘democratic’ collective, voting on various possible nest sites through waggle dances. Does this phenomenon amount to a form of ‘collective intelligence’? Do we also find collective intelligence in humans? And what might humans be able to learn from bees about the best […]