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Resolution to four probability paradoxes: Two-envelope, Wallet-game, Sleeping Beauty and Newcomb’s
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå School of Business and Economics (USBE), Statistics.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1654-9148
2019 (English)In: Proceedings of The 34th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 2019Guimarães, Portugal, Volume II / [ed] Luís Meira-Machado and Gustavo Soutinho, Portugal, 2019, Vol. 2, p. 252-257Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

So-called two-envelope, wallet-game, Sleeping Beauty and Newcomb’s paradoxes are resolved through simple logical and analytical arguments. We stress the need of such simple solutions to them, due to current controversies around their solutions. Unnecessarily complicated or misleading solutions can be avoided if contexts of these problems are analyzed critically and perhaps with common- sense arguments. Our simple solutions are important for applied probability and statistical methods, especially for practitioners of them.

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Portugal, 2019. Vol. 2, p. 252-257
Keywords [en]
Sample space; expected value; logical
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Probability Theory and Statistics
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Statistics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-161962ISBN: 978-989-20-9630-8 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-161962DiVA, id: diva2:1341188
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The 34th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 2019, Guimarães, Portugal
Available from: 2019-08-07 Created: 2019-08-07 Last updated: 2019-08-08Bibliographically approved

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