Surprises in probability: seventeen short stories (Record no. 211473)

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020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9780367000431
082 ## - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 519.2
Item number T4S8
100 ## - MAIN ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Tijms, Henk
9 (RLIN) 376895
245 ## - TITLE STATEMENT
Title Surprises in probability: seventeen short stories
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Name of publisher, distributor, etc CRC Press
Date of publication, distribution, etc 2019
Place of publication, distribution, etc New York
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent xiii, 131p.
Other physical details With index
504 ## - BIBLIOGRAPHY, ETC. NOTE
Bibliography, etc Table of Contents
What is Casino Credit Worth?
One Hundred Prisoners: Freedom or Death
Birthday Surprises and 500 Oldsmobile
Was the Champions League Rigged?
Ben ford Goes to the Casino
Surprising Card Games, or, It's All in the Cards
The Lost Boarding Pass and the Seven Dwarfs
Monte Carlo Simulation and Probability: The Interface
Lotto Nonsense: the World is Asking to be Deceived
March Madness Grips the USA
Coincidences and Impossibilities
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc This book brings together a variety of probability applications through entertaining stories that will appeal to a broad readership. What are the best stopping rules for the dating problem? What can Bayes’ formula tell us about the chances of a Champions League draw for soccer teams being rigged? How could syndicates win millions of lottery dollars by buying a multitude of tickets at the right time? What’s the best way to manage your betting bankroll in a game in which you have an edge? How to use probability to debunk quacks and psychic mediums? How can the Monte Carlo simulation be used to solve a wide variety of probability problems? Are seven riffle shuffles of a standard deck of 52 playing cards enough for randomness? Provides seventeen engaging stories that illustrate ideas in probability. Written so as to be suitable for those with minimal mathematical background. Stories can be read independently.Can be used as examples and exercises for teaching introductory probability.These questions and many more are addressed in seventeen short chapters that can be read independently. The engaging stories are instructive and demonstrate valuable probabilistic ideas. They offer students material that they most likely don’t learn in class, and offer teachers a new way of teaching their subject.

https://www.crcpress.com/Surprises-in-Probability-Seventeen-Short-Stories/Tijms/p/book/9780367000431
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Mathematics
9 (RLIN) 376896
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Probabilities - Problems, Exercises,
9 (RLIN) 376897
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name as entry element Bi nominal Distribution
9 (RLIN) 376898
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Topical term or geographic name as entry element Conditional Probability
9 (RLIN) 376899
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          Non-fiction Vikram Sarabhai Library Vikram Sarabhai Library General Stacks 2019-03-25 5 2.00 Slot 1402 (0 Floor, East Wing) 1 519.2 T4S8 198807 2019-05-17 2019-05-06 2900.03 Books

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