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Plus Advent Calendar Door #15: Take a risk today

... his TV appearances and newspaper articles, he runs the Understanding Uncertainty website , and he also regularly writes for Plus . Below is a ...

Blog - mf344 - 19 Jan 2011 - 16:19 - 0 comments

'An accidental statistician'

... surfaces , with Norman Hunter (1987). It expresses a key understanding behind statistical modelling — and it applies to broader ... Kevin is an occasional contributor to the Understanding Uncertainty website . ISBN:  ...

Review - mf344 - 14 Jan 2014 - 17:41 - 0 comments

News from the world of maths: Issue 48 of Plus is out now!

... podcasts, news and reviews. In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? It's impossible to give a precise ...

Blog - plusadmin - 19 Aug 2010 - 19:25 - 0 comments

Plus Magazine

... Understanding uncertainty: Small but lethal Comparing and communicating small ...

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Plus Magazine

... 2009 In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: Breast screening, a statistical controversy One in nine ...

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Plus Magazine

September 2008 Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? Well, no-one knows exactly, but ...

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News from the world of maths: London science blogging conference

... Plus in attendance will be the Cambridge-based blogs Understanding Uncertainty and Sciencebase . There aren't many mathematically focused ...

Blog - plusadmin - 6 Apr 2010 - 14:44 - 0 comments

Editorial

... because environmental factors also come into play. Uncertainty comes into almost every aspect of the analysis, and to enable ... David Speigelhalter's Plus column or visit the Understanding uncertainty website . (54, editorial, Genes, mathematics ...

Article - plusadmin - 17 Jun 2010 - 12:03 - 0 comments

How to advise politicians

... time and effort, or are they down to deeper gaps in or understanding or to processes we just can't pin down with better accuracy. ... to talk in terms of certainty. For more on risk and uncertainty see our understanding uncertainty section. ...

Blog - mf344 - 17 Feb 2013 - 20:31 - 0 comments

Hubble's top five scientific achievements

... to within a factor of two. The main reason for this large uncertainty was the fact that the determination of distances in astronomy is ... the spot for more information). Consequently, a true understanding of dark energy will require a combination of observational ...

Article - plusadmin - 13 Apr 2011 - 17:38 - 1 comment