MathCS Seminar

Title: Sleeping Beauty and Other Probability Conundrums
Seminar: Combinatorics
Speaker: Peter Winkler of Dartmouth
Contact: Dwight Duffus, dwight@mathcs.emory.edu
Date: 2018-04-11 at 4:00PM
Venue: W301
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Abstract:
Probability theory rests on seemingly firm axioms, yet simple questions continue to confound philosophers and intrigue the public. We'll examine some of these questions and try to determine whether they uncover real problems with the foundations of probability theory, or just challenges to our flawed human intuition.

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