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  1. The logic of drug testing

    ... decisions. The following animation (from Understanding Uncertainty ) illustrates our example. For simplicity it looks at a ...

    Marianne - 9 Aug 2017 - 12:24 - 4 comments

  2. 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 ...

    plusadmin - 29 Jun 2017 - 11:02 - 0 comments

  3. Understanding uncertainty: Visualising probabilities

    ... of Napoleon's tragic campaign into Russia in 1812 (see the Understanding Uncertainty website for animated versions of the data) and Florence ...

    Marianne - 11 Oct 2016 - 16:13 - 0 comments

  4. Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live?

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . None of us are going to last forever. Our ...

    plusadmin - 9 Feb 2017 - 15:37 - 6 comments

  5. 'The mathematics lover's companion'

    ... under one of three main categories: number, shape and uncertainty. There is also a preface that includes Scheinerman's suggestions on ... most mathematicians and people who already have a good understanding of mathematics have an edge here. If you fall into this category ...

    Marianne - 7 Aug 2017 - 17:21 - 0 comments

  6. Understanding uncertainty: Small but lethal

    ... David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. Mike Pearson ... David and the rest of their team run the Understanding uncertainty website , which informs the public about all issues involving ...

    Marianne - 9 Feb 2017 - 15:26 - 17 comments

  7. Understanding uncertainty: 2845 ways of spinning risk

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Back to the What's the best medicine ...

    plusadmin - 17 Oct 2016 - 10:54 - 2 comments

  8. 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' ...

    Marianne - 15 Jul 2017 - 11:38 - 0 comments

  9. Understanding uncertainty: Football crazy

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Who gets the trophy? Image: Jameboy ...

    plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:43 - 6 comments

  10. Understanding uncertainty: A league table lottery

    ... instalment of David Spiegelhalter's regular column called Understanding uncertainty. League tables are controversial and for good reason. Few ...

    plusadmin - 17 Oct 2016 - 10:57 - 2 comments