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.


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