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A defense of Columbo: A multilevel introduction to probabilistic reasoning

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A defense of Columbo: A multilevel introduction to probabilistic reasoning
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 60

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Triggered by a recent interesting article on the too frequent incorrect use of probabilistic evidence in courts, the author introduces the basic concepts of probabilistic inference with a toy model, and discusses several important issues that need to be understood in order to extend the basic reasoning to real life cases.

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