April 10, 2018

Occam's razor : Theory of least assumptions

Occam's razor (or Ockham's razor) is a principle from philosophy.

Suppose there exists two explanations for an occurrence. In this case the simpler one is usually better.

Another way of saying it is that the more assumptions you have to make, the more unlikely an explanation is.

Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam%27s_razor

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