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Poundstone, W.
 
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Verification (Confirmation) I 68f
Probability/ confirmation / Poundstone: E.g. circus man: 99 feet tall - that makes us unsure if a man could not be 100 feet tall in reality - N.B. If there is no way to detect irrelevant information, the probability remains the same.
W. Poundstone
I W. Poundstone Im Labyrinth des Denkens, Reinbek 1995


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