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  1. Understanding uncertainty: The maths of surprises

    ... This article is adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . A family has three children all of whom were ...

    plusadmin - 16 May 2012 - 11:46 - 0 comments

  2. Understanding uncertainty: What was the probability of Obama winning?

    ... article is adapted from material soon to appear on the Understanding Uncertainty website . On the face of it this seems an odd ...

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  3. Understanding uncertainty: ESP and Bayes

    ... This article has been adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . In the first part of this article we ...

    mf344 - 16 Oct 2012 - 11:37 - 1 comment

  4. Understanding uncertainty: ESP and the significance of significance

    ... This article has been adapted from material on the Understanding Uncertainty website . Is there such a thing as extra-sensory ...

    mf344 - 13 Dec 2012 - 10:55 - 0 comments

  5. 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 ...

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  6. Understanding uncertainty: The big risk test

    ... find it easier to assess the size of risks. Your understanding of risk Suppose that out of 100 people like you, 12 ... of Cambridge. David and his team run the Understanding uncertainty website, which informs the public about issues involving risk ...

    mf344 - 16 May 2012 - 11:06 - 0 comments

  7. 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 - 16 May 2012 - 11:48 - 0 comments

  8. Reality's neverending story

    ... believes that this question could bring us closer to understanding one of the deepest mysteries in physics: How our perceived ... be. If she locates its position precisely, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle mandates that its momentum will then be unknowable. The ...

    Rachel - 31 Dec 2015 - 15:06 - 0 comments

  9. Understanding uncertainty: 2845 ways of spinning risk

    ... March 2009 This animation is from the Understanding Uncertainty website . This text is usually replaced by the Flash ...

    plusadmin - 30 Apr 2010 - 15:11

  10. 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 - 16 May 2012 - 11:43 - 0 comments