Artifical Intelligence – Dutch Books


Dutch Books

In the previous post we talked about probability theory, and talked about agents having a probability distribution to represent their degrees of belief.  We also talked about the axioms K1 and K2, that is:

K1 – If a is always true, then p(a) = 1.
K2 – If a AND b are never true at the same time, then the probability of a OR b being true is p(a) + p(b).

These axioms become more important when we talk about the idea of a ‘dutch book’.

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Artificial Intelligence – Robot Localisation


Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is the field of computer science that concerns itself with getting better and more positive responses to the question ‘Can machines think?’.  Over the years there have been a number of approaches to artificial intelligence, the current best method that is growing in popularity is the use of probability theory in AI, and this probabilistic reasoning is spreading to almost all areas of Artificial Intelligence.

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