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Moshe Koppel

Moshe Koppel is a professor of computer science at Bar-Ilan University. His main area of research involves the use of machine learning techniques for text analysis. He is also the founder of DICTA, a research institute devoted to applications of computational linguistics to Jewish texts.



Probabilistic Foundations of Rabbinic Methods for Resolving Uncertainty

Issue: 6:2 (The twenty second issue)
We consider several fundamental principles of rabbinic
approaches to handling uncertainty for legal purposes. We find that nonnumerical
versions of ideas subsequently developed in the literature on
interpretations of probabilistic statements are useful for explicating these
rabbinic principles.