Review Request of the Wikipedia MDL Article

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James Bowery

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Jun 7, 2020, 12:44:07 PM6/7/20
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On May 17, 2020, I did a nearly complete rewrite of the Wikipedia article on 'The Minimum Description Length Principle'.  The purpose of this rewrite was to correct a very damaging misunderstanding of that phrase that pervades the machine learning and statistics community.  

The misunderstanding is that most-widespread use of that phrase refers not to a "principle" but to a pragmatic degeneration of AIT.

This is very damaging because the degeneration of AIT, to non-Turing complete descriptions, leads to a pervasive impression that application of AIT is ineffective.

Because the subscribers to this list are more lettered, I would appreciate any reviews if not edits of my attempt to correct what I perceive as damage to the field.
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