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HILP yourself!

There’s a concept I like to call HILP (High Impact Low Probability). I consider an event or activity to be HILP when it has the potential to drastically alter your life, but whose chances of occurring are exceedingly rare.  In other words: Hi...
by Choose to Take the Journey on Apr 22, 2016

JNTUH R13 Probability & Statistics (P&S) Unit Wise Important Questions

We are providing here JNTUH R13 Probability & Statistics (P&S) Unit Wise Important Questions for JNTUH, JNTUK & JNTUA Students. These Question Papers are Prepared for JNTUH R13 Students specifically, but the questions included in this c...
by jntu world on Nov 29, 2015

JNTUH B.Tech 2-1 Important Notes For Exams Scheduled on 23/11/2015

JNTUH B.Tech 2-1 Important Notes For Exams Scheduled on 23/11/2015. So the Students who are preparing for their exams would surely get a little help from this. So don’t delay, check out Now: Download JNTUH B.Tech 2-1 Important Notes For Exams Sch...
by jntu world on Nov 21, 2015

Statistical explainer: average temperature increases can be deceiving

Over the years I’ve used a simple graphic from the IPCC 2007 Report to explain to people without a strong background in statistics just why average temperature increases can be deceiving. If you’re not well-versed in probability theory (i...
by Conservation Bytes on May 11, 2015

Hugh Mellor on Probability

What is probability? Not an easy question to answer, that. We figured our best chance of clarity on the issue was to speak to the Cambridge philosopher and author of a book on the topic, Hugh Mellor... Listen to Hugh...
by Philosophy Bites on Dec 7, 2014

EUR/AUD- Start of a bearish trend

The EUR/AUD currency pair has changed the bullish movement into a down trend in one hour time frame and now it is a bearish trend. Short term resistance is present at 1.4556 critical resistance level. Since yesterday, the EUR/AUD currency pair is dro...

EUR/AUD- Start of a bearish trend

The EUR/AUD currency pair has changed the bullish movement into a down trend in one hour time frame and now it is a bearish trend. Short term resistance is present at 1.4556 critical resistance level. Since yesterday, the EUR/AUD currency pair is dro...

Toddlers Understand Math Strategies

Scientists have recently found that young children make sense of their world through understanding probability, and concluded that toddlers understand math strategies. Because children learn […]...
by How To Learn on Sep 12, 2014

MA2261 Probability and Random Processes Question Bank 2014-15

MA2261 Probability and Random Processes Important Questions which was Listed here for the Anna University May/June 2014 Examinations. The MA2261 Probability and Random Processes Question Bank 2014-15 in pdf file for all chapters with 2 marks and 16...

The Chaos Theory

Not only god play dice but he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen… -Stephan Hawking   We humans have advanced ourselves in mathematics and we have started to build or visualize our world in terms of math. Police can measure the...
by Go For Knowledge on Mar 24, 2014

Several ETFs in a Short-Term Overbought State

Agriculture and India are both in an extreme short-term overbought state. Couple the extreme readings with the fact that the overall market, as seen by the S&P 500 ETF (SPY), is also overbought I would expect to see another short-term reprieve go...
by Crowder Options on Mar 10, 2014

Statistical Physics: Macrostates and Microstates

Consider some (4, say) distinguishable particles. If we wish to distribute them into two exactly similar compartments in an open box, then the priori probability for a particle of going into any one of the compartments will exactly 1/2 as both compar...
by MY DIGITAL NOTEBOOK on Feb 22, 2014

Four minutes

I'm having a little trouble processing which book I like most — this book or Dash & Lily's. I know I told you before that Dash & Lily's was my favorite book at that time but then that seems too childish to say. I always declare that th...
by Cupcakes and Cashmere on Feb 5, 2014

Heuristics and Representativeness

What are Heuristics? People rely on heuristics because they facilitate the task of assessing probabilities and predicting values; they allow us to make decisions quickly and instinctually. Although heuristics like schemas are often inaccurate, people...
by Cognitive Consonance on Jan 17, 2014

Anna University CSE Fourth Sem Syllabus

Anna University CSE Fourth Sem Syllabus  Department: CSE Sem: Fourth Year:Second Regulation: 2008/2010 Subject Names   MA 2262 Probability and Queueing Theory CS 2251 Design and Analysis of Algorithms CS 2252 Microprocessors and Microcontroller...
by Vision Students on Jan 5, 2014

Fed’s Bullard says probability of taper next week has risen

Fed’s Bullard says probability of taper next week has risen MarketWatch.com – MarketWatch Breaking News Bulletins Fed’s Bullard says probability of taper next week has risen is a post from: The Forex Trading System BlogFed’s B...
by Forex Trading System Blog on Dec 9, 2013

The Monty Hall Problem

The Monty Hall Problem Probability: Dependent Illustration for Monty Hall problem (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When the television game show, “Let’s Make a Deal,” first started, it was hosted by Monty Hall. It originally aired from December...
by Grandmother Diaries on Oct 7, 2013

What Is the Chance You’ll Get a Red M&M?

What Is the Chance You’ll Get a Red M&M? Probability: Independent vs. Dependent Probability mass function of sum of two regular dice. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Materials: Paper bag that you cannot see through 10 things of three colors...
by Grandmother Diaries on Sep 2, 2013

A Prediction Cloud

Predicting what will happen in future is like associating the current event to assimilate the prediction for future events [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]...
by Blended Learning and you! on Aug 26, 2013

Top 10s in Data Mining,Educational Data Mining and Programming- a personalized list

1) The Top 10 Challenging problems in Data Mining 2) The Top 10 Algorithms in DM 3) Learn R for free 4) Leading Data Mining Journals: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Learning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Blended Learning and you! on Jul 27, 2013


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