Doctoral thesis

Learning under prior ignorance

  • Piatti, Alberto
  • Trojani, Fabio (degree supervisor)
    19.10.2006

98 p

Thèse de doctorat: Università della Svizzera italiana, 2006 (jury note: summa cum laude)

English It is well known that a state of prior ignorance is not compatible with learning, at least in a coherent theory of (epistemic) uncertainty. What is less widely known, is that there is another state of beliefs, called near-ignorance, that resembles ignorance very closely by satisfying some principles that can arguably be regarded as necessary in a state of ignorance, and that allows learning to... Show more…
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