- Do you know what's good for you? — The maths of infectious diseases
... of the mathematical developments that have improved our understanding and predictive ability. Read more... Swine flu uncertainty When a new infectious disease has broken out, how do you get ...
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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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... Non-Euclidean geometry and Indra's pearls and Understanding uncertainty: a league table lottery . And for those who want to interact with ...
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- Paying the price
... to take the more scientific approach needed for a deeper understanding of financial risks, when they were so easily bewitched by ... to sell the loans on for a fixed price (removing the uncertainty) to investment banks, who repackaged them as mortgage backed ...
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- The Plus sports page: Power trip
... in the journal Physica A ; The Plus article Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League finds more randomness in sport; There ...
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- News from the world of maths: When science goes bad...
... the night. The lecture is brought to you by Understanding Uncertainty , the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk at ...
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- Plus Advent Calendar Door #15: Take a risk today
... his TV appearances and newspaper articles, he runs the Understanding Uncertainty website , and he also regularly writes for Plus . Below is a ...
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- News from the world of maths: The agony and ecstasy of risk statistics
... by morality? David Spiegelhalter, Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, investigates in his ... Times . David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website , which explores matters of risks and uncertainty, and ...
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- Career interview: Mathematical modelling consultant
... it — for example on a computer — and gain a deeper understanding of it, predict its future behaviour, or conduct experiments that ... Statistics is important here because there is a lot of uncertainty involved. You may know the exact physical and mechanical properties ...
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- Plus Magazine
March 2008 Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League This is the second part of our new column ... David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, continues examining ...
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