Lecture08 - GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty...

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Unformatted text preview: GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 1 GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking Berwin Turlach statba@nus.edu.sg Department of Statistics and Applied Probability National University of Singapore Can Humans recognise Randomness? GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 76 Drop 100 points into a square such that: squaresolid the probability that a point lands in any given sub-region of the square is proportional to the area of that sub-region; and squaresolid where a point lands is not influenced by where any of the other points land. Can Humans recognise Randomness? (cont.) GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty & Statistical Thinking DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 77 Toss a coin 100 times such that H and T are equally likely to come up and the outcome of each toss is not influenced by any other toss. Starting at (0,0) draw a line that, with each toss, advances one unit along the x axis and moves up or down one unit along the y axes depending on whether H or T was tossed....
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Lecture08 - GEM2900: Understanding Uncertainty...

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