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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 ...
mf344  11 Oct 2016  16:13  0 comments

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

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

Climate change: Does it all add up?
... to affect all of our lives over the next fifty years. The understanding and analysis of climate change is an area where mathematicians, ... measurements, there is a lot of statistical variation and uncertainty in the data that is being measured, so long term trends can be hard ...
mf344  1 Dec 2016  12:07  0 comments

Editorial
... Advances in theoretical physics ; The mathematical understanding of chaos. You can find out more about the history of ... A famous consequence of waveparticle duality is the uncertainty principle , which states that you can never ever measure both ...
plusadmin  1 Nov 2016  16:12

Do you know what's good for you? — The maths of infectious diseases
... some 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 ...
mf344  18 Oct 2016  09:23  0 comments

Maths in a minute: False positives
... is an extract from Mike Pearson and Ian Short's article Understanding uncertainty: Visualising probabilities . ...
mf344  14 Nov 2016  11:12  0 comments

Do you know what's good for you?
... mathematical developments that have improved our understanding and predictive ability. ... Read more... Swine flu uncertainty — When a new infectious disease has broken out, how ...
mf344  18 Oct 2016  10:02  1 comment

Making sense of election statistics
... Approving a president David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website and has a column in Plus . Michael Blastland is ...
mf344  18 Oct 2016  09:58  0 comments

Schrödinger's equation — what is it?
... after the work of many scientists, including the theoretical understanding provided by James Clerk Maxwell , we discovered that light ... nature of electrons (see the Plus article Quantum uncertainty ). One of the most famous demonstrations of waveparticle ...
mf344  12 Oct 2016  15:48  8 comments