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  1. 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 - 26 Jul 2018 - 04:48 - 0 comments

  2. 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 - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 2 comments

  3. Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League

    ... are league tables in these cases, and can the inherent uncertainty be quantified? We'll investigate using the example of the Premier ... David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. Mike Pearson ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 16:51 - 0 comments

  4. Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul?

    ...   This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website .   England's performance in the World Cup last ...

    Marianne - 14 Jun 2018 - 15:11 - 0 comments

  5. Understanding uncertainty

    ... information. Maths and statistics are powerful tools in understanding risk and uncertainty, so it's no surprise that David Spiegelhalter, the new Winton ...

    plusadmin - 26 Jul 2018 - 07:49 - 0 comments

  6. Understanding uncertainty: Breast screening, a statistical controversy

    ... issues about statistics, mathematical modelling, scientific uncertainty and risk communication. This is very topical: newspapers and the ... Sense about Science , a UK charity trying to improve public understanding of science, have recently released a guide to screening . ...

    plusadmin - 27 Jul 2018 - 04:53 - 0 comments

  7. 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 - 26 Jul 2018 - 04:48 - 2 comments

  8. 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 - 26 Jul 2018 - 04:48 - 0 comments

  9. Quantum uncertainty

    ... an enormous impact on our everyday lives. It is crucial to understanding how many devices work: the transistors in our radios, the lasers ... energy levels. It is possible to do this calculation without understanding what the physical meaning of the wave function Psi is. Indeed, it ...

    plusadmin - 25 Jul 2018 - 13:46 - 0 comments

  10. Evaluating a medical treatment - how do you know it works?

    ... patient's personal circumstances or lifestyle. Without more understanding of what was actually happening and without taking these factors ... intervals in David Spiegelhalter's Understanding uncertainty column, or in the Little handbook of statistical practice .) ...

    plusadmin - 20 Sep 2018 - 12:01 - 1 comment