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Accuracy and the Laws of Credence$
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Richard Pettigrew

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198732716

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.001.0001

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Measuring accuracy: a new account

Measuring accuracy: a new account

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Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Richard Pettigrew

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents the preferred characterization of the legitimate inaccuracy measures. It begins by characterizing all of the strictly proper inaccuracy measures. Later, a further condition is considered that narrows the field to a single inaccuracy measure, namely, the popular Brier score.

Keywords:   Brier score, strictly proper scoring rule, Bregman divergence, calibration, additivity

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