- News from the world of maths: We're doomed, say scientists
... killers like stroke and heart disease. In his Understanding Uncertainty blog David Spiegelhalter traces the story back to a paper in ...
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- 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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... 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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- What are the odds?
... includes Plus ) and Winton Programme for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, is addressing this ... Understanding of Risk and author of the Understanding uncertainty column on Plus . "The use of technology and hands-on ...
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- 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 ...
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- The philosophy of applied mathematics
... of applicability, but it has been argued that this uncertainty over foundations has influenced the very practice of applying ... would have been on (a) survival, and (b) mating. While understanding cause and effect, and being able to count distinct objects, and ...
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- Evaluating a medical treatment - how do you know it works?
... 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 .) ...
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- The leaning tower of PISA?
... is a statistician and Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge. And since a lot of ... extent over-simplified, so they go on to check whether the uncertainty that arises from this is acceptable. But in this case that's ...
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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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- Paul the psychic octopus is back!
... Paul's contribution to the 2010 World Cup in our article Understanding uncertainty: how psychic was Paul? . ...
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