Re: [sl4] Convergence of Expected Utilities with Algorithmic Probability Distributions - uh?

From: Peter de Blanc (
Date: Thu Dec 04 2008 - 06:58:42 MST

Joshua Fox wrote:
> In fact, De Blanc says (to simplify greatly), your utility function
> must be bounded from above.

 From below, too.

The paper is built on some powerful (big) assumptions:

1. You consider all computer programs as possible descriptions of the
2. You have a utility function which is computably determined by your

I think (1) is fine (but Eli has objected to it), but (2) seems dubious
to me.

  - Peter de Blanc

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