Centre for Computational Physics

On Wednesday 22nd of July Dr Fabien Paillusson and Dr Matthew Booth presented their ongoing work on the logic of p value-based reasoning.

After reminding that, strictly speaking, p value-based hypothesis rejection could not be grounded in probability theory, they showed that p value-based reasoning can be made sense of by adopting a multivalued logic to model a more intuitionist reasoning closer to how people make decisions in real life. The seminar closed on important methodological and epistemic open questions which the pair is still working on.

….To be continued.