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How does abduction differ from inductive reasoning?

Consider this statement: Abductive reasoning typically begins with an incomplete set of observations and proceeds to the likeliest possible explanation for the set. But couldn't the same ...
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Bayes and unknown probabilites: is this reasoning from the failure of explanation a fallacy?

Bayesian probability is an interpretation of the concept of probability, in which, instead of frequency or propensity of some phenomenon, probability is interpreted as reasonable expectation ...