Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465040004
Size: 47.87 MB
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This is the question we ask ourselves when we encounter the strangest and most seemingly impossible coincidences, like the woman who won the lottery four times or the fact that Lincoln's dreams foreshadowed his own assassination.

Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780749015
Size: 60.88 MB
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Fluke is a fascinating investigation into the true nature of chance, a must-read for maths enthusiasts and avid storytellers alike, it tears down the veil of improbability to reveal the wonderfully possible.

Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465040004
Size: 31.49 MB
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This is the question we ask ourselves when we encounter the strangest and most seemingly impossible coincidences, like the woman who won the lottery four times or the fact that Lincoln's dreams foreshadowed his own assassination.

The Improbability Principle

Author: David J. Hand
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711399
Size: 60.54 MB
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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but.

What S Luck Got To Do With It

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400834457
Size: 19.34 MB
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The Perfect Bet

Author: Adam Kucharski
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 178283205X
Size: 59.98 MB
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The Perfect Bet looks beyond probability and statistics to examine how wagers have inspired a plethora of new disciplines - spanning chaos theory, machine learning and game theory - which are not just revolutionising gambling, but changing ...

Mindwise

Author: Nicholas Epley
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385351674
Size: 73.49 MB
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Mindwise will not turn other people into open books, but it will give you the wisdom to revolutionize how you think about them—and yourself. From the Hardcover edition.

Enlightening Symbols

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400850118
Size: 56.75 MB
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From words to abbreviations to symbols, this book shows how math evolved to the familiar forms we use today.

Science And The City

Author: Laurie Winkless
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472913221
Size: 51.77 MB
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In this book, you'll meet urban pioneers from history, along with today's experts in everything from roads to time, and you will uncover the vital role science has played in shaping the city around you.

The Seven Pillars Of Statistical Wisdom

Author: Stephen M. Stigler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674970217
Size: 57.29 MB
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Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics—a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer science and one which often seems counterintuitive.