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  1. News from the world of maths: Not so fantasy football

    ... consulting a statistician than a football expert. On his Understanding Uncertainty website self-confessed football un-enthusiast David Spiegelhalter ...

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

  2. Editorial

    ... David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, has had a closer look at ... need to rigorously justify their claims and quantify the uncertainty involved in their models and conclusions. They can no longer pull ...

    plusadmin - 16 Jun 2010 - 12:56

  3. Plus leaves the classroom

    ... the unwary — how to communicate and evaluate risk and uncertainty, how to explain seeming paradoxes, how to avoid the common pitfalls ... greater choice of where to have their treatment (which meant understanding the perverse incentives caused by performance monitoring and just ...

    plusadmin - 16 Jun 2010 - 15:40 - 0 comments

  4. Plus Magazine

    March 2008 Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League This is the second part of our new column ... David Spiegelhalter , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge, continues examining ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  5. Plus Magazine

    September 2007 Understanding uncertainty What's the risk of passive smoking? Or climate change? How ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  6. Plus Magazine

    ... Also in this issue... Understanding uncertainty: The maths of surprises You meet an old friend on holiday, ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  7. Plus Magazine

    December 2007 Understanding uncertainty: A league table lottery This is the very first installment of ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  8. Plus Magazine

    ... 2009 In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: Football crazy On May 22nd 2009 the English Premier league ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  9. Plus Magazine

    December 2008 Understanding uncertainty: What was the probability of Obama winning? This may seem ... to anything from investigating diners' tipping behaviour to understanding climate change and genetics. ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  10. Plus Magazine

    March 2009 Understanding uncertainty: 2845 ways of spinning risk Would you prefer a game with a ... astronomical observations 400 years ago revolutionised our understanding of the Universe. But few people know that Galileo wasn't the ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05