On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 3:03 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:

> Let me ask a question to everybody. Consider the WM duplication, starting > from Helsinki, but this time, in W, you are reconstituted in two exemplars, > in exactly the same environment. Is the probability, asked in Helsinki, to > find yourself in W equal to 2/3 or to 1/2. > My current answer, not yet verified with the logics, is that if the two > computations in W are exactly identical forever, then it is 1/2, but if > they diverge soon or later, then the probability is [2/3]. > Why is that? > But I am not sure of this. What do you think? > My intuition is that the probability should be 2/3 in either case. > > Bruno > > > http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/ > > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Everything List" group. > To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com. > To unsubscribe from this group, send email to > everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. > -- Joseph Knight -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.