Re: large search spaces don't mean magic

From: D. Alex (
Date: Thu Aug 04 2005 - 08:09:04 MDT

> ... You seem to believe that in the absence of "specific support" - which
> apparently something you get to define, if none of the historically
> situations from dogs to Lord Kelvin count as generalizable cases - you
> assign probability zero. This is flatly wrong.

Ah, the inapropriate analogy again.

What chance did the medieval alchemists have of transmuting lead into gold?
Why is the "alchemist" comparison less appropriate than "dogs" for AI Boxing

> ... ... ... If you read
> you will see why you should
> assign probability zero to anything.

What is the probability that a new three digit prime number will be found?

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