Interesting read

Can you see the sasquatch?

So what happens when we classify in the absence of theory? We aren’t yet inductively constructing theory, and we aren’t able to deduce from theory (since there isn’t any yet) the classes of objects in the domain we are investigating. We argue that what is happening here is pattern recognition (Bishop 1995).

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Pattern recognition: neither deduction nor induction
It occurs to me as I read Rosenberg’s Philosophy of Science (2005), that we tend in that field to classify epistemic activities into two kinds: induction (about which we have many arguments as to i……

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  1. David Lazarus
    David Lazarus says:

    This is just an overly convoluted way to describe matrixing; a subset of pareidolia.

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