Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465040004
Size: 69.28 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: 57.61 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: 19.49 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 Perfect Bet

Author: Adam Kucharski
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 178283205X
Size: 45.64 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 ...

The Improbability Principle

Author: David J. Hand
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711399
Size: 72.82 MB
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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but.

Coincidences Chaos And All That Math Jazz

Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393059458
Size: 55.90 MB
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An irreverent and accessible explanation of challenging puzzles within the world of mathematics considers such topics as the link between a pineapple's spirals and the famous Fibonacci numbers, the shape of the universe as reflected by a ...

Mindwise

Author: Nicholas Epley
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385351674
Size: 18.28 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.

Chancing It

Author: Robert Matthews
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847658628
Size: 59.77 MB
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Using a host of real-life examples, this groundbreaking book shows how the laws of probability can sharpen your decisions, make the most of your luck - and quite possibly transform your life.

The Broken Dice And Other Mathematical Tales Of Chance

Author: Ivar Ekeland
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226199924
Size: 14.59 MB
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What are all of these concepts good for? . . . Ah, but, I mustn't give the game away, any more than I should if I were reviewing a detective novel. And this is just as gripping a tale. . . . Beg, borrow, or preferably buy a copy. . .

Science And The City

Author: Laurie Winkless
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472913221
Size: 38.96 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.