- Teacher package: Statistics and probability theory
... games of chance, sports, and strange coincidences; Understanding life — This category explores how stats and probability are ... that they are cheating? Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul? — England's performance in the 2010 ...
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- Teacher package: Maths and art
... art. ( Physics, string theory ) Understanding uncertainty: Pure randomness in art — This article is based on a talk the ...
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- Understanding uncertainty: Football crazy
... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Who gets the trophy? Image: Jameboy ...
Article - plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:43 - 3 comments
- Teacher package: Mathematics in sport
... Isner-Mahut mega set at Wimbledon? Understanding uncertainty: How psychic was Paul — How likely is it that Paul the octopus' ...
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- The Plus Olympic calendar: Friday 10th August
... a substitution in a football match? Understanding uncertainty: How psychic was Paul — How likely is it that Paul the octopus' ...
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- Renewable energy and telecommunications
... telecommunications industry. A mathematical understanding of stochastic processes is essential in communications science, ... as wind power, in the electricity grid, there will also be uncertainty, as we don’t know what the wind will be doing tomorrow," explains ...
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- From neurobiology to online gaming
... by recognising statistical patterns and quantifying uncertainty using probabilities. The NNM programme grew out of the recognition ... is David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk and Senior Scientist at the Biostatistics Unit in the ...
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- Building bridges from mathematics to the City
... cost of pensions might change in the future and how much uncertainty there was in those projections. The programme, says Cairns, gave ... "The real problem in the credit crisis was a lack of understanding and communication of assumptions and limitations of the models," ...
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- 'Quantum theory: A very short introduction'
... of discoveries in the 1920s – including Hiesenberg's uncertainty principle, the probabilistic nature of quantum theory and ... of the scientist, whose ambition is to gain the maximum understanding of what is happening in the physical world. To settle for less ...
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- Understanding uncertainty: Infinite monkey business
... David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. David and his team run the Understanding uncertainty website, which informs the public about issues involving risk ...
Article - plusadmin - 29 May 2012 - 15:35 - 2 comments