CMPS240, Spring 2013, Section 01: LECTURE 8 04/25/2013

WE DISCUSSED THE MONTE HALL PROBLEM   (BAYESIAN PROBABILITY)

                      THE ENVELOPE PARADOX (BE CAREFUL WITH PRIORS):


instructor suggests that probability of utility values should be an inverse linear function of their magnitude to make switching irrelevant.

                     ST. PETERSBURGH PARADOX (THE EXPECTED UTILITY FORMULA  IS SIMPLY **WRONG***!!!!!! (OMG)   Simulations give a return of about 25-26.


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We introduced resolution for SAT solving.     Note that the matrix is UNSAT iff resolution will generate an empty clause!