Fair infinite lotteries

Leon F M Horsten, Sylvia Wenmackers

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Abstract

This article discusses how the concept of a fair finite lottery can best be
extended to denumerably infinite lotteries. Techniques and ideas from non-standard
analysis are brought to bear on the problem.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-61
Number of pages24
JournalSynthese
Volume190
Issue number1
Early online date2 Nov 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Foundations of probability
  • non-standard analysis
  • countable additivity

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