At 7:55 PM +0100 3/28/02, Saibal Mitra wrote:
>I don't understand this point.
>
>Bill Jefferys wrote:
>
>>  Ockham's razor is a consequence of probability theory, if you look at
>  > things from a Bayesian POV, as I do.

This is well known in Bayesian circles as the Bayesian Ockham's 
Razor. A simple discussion is found in the paper that Jim Berger and 
I wrote:

        http://bayesrules.net/papers/ockham.pdf

and in Tom Loredo's paper

        http://bayes.wustl.edu/gregory/articles.pdf

and many other places...

Bill

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