Re: [sl4] Bayesian rationality vs. voluntary mergers

From: Wei Dai (
Date: Mon Sep 08 2008 - 03:48:56 MDT

Sorry, I typed my last post a bit too quickly.

> It's "irrational" in the sense that such an AI can't be modeled by
> standard decision theory, which is commonly used as a mathematical
> definition of rationality. I tried to explain why in my post, but maybe
> didn't get my point across. In standard decision theory, an agent either
> prefers one state to another, say A and B (i.e., assigns them equal
> utilities), [...]

The part in parentheses should read "assigns a higher utility to A than to

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