Lecture09 - GEM2900 Understanding Uncertainty Statistical...

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DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 1 GEM2900: Understanding Berwin Turlach [email protected] Department of Statistics and Applied Probability National University of Singapore
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Reminder DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 2 The second CA is due Thursday, 11 September, at 4pm. Please read the relevant announcement on IVLE. Please download the question sheet from the Assignments folder in the workbin on IVLE. I will instruct IVLE to send reminder e-mails on Wednesday and Thursday morning. Please submit your answers if you do not want to receive these e-mails.
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Laplace experiments DSAP, NUS, Semester 1, 2008/2009 – 3 Note that the rules discussed so far do not give a numerical value for the probability of any event. These still have to be assigned. However, the different philosopies of how to interpret probabilities lead all to this same set of rules. Classical (historical) definition It is assumed that every outcome in S is equally likely to occur. Then P ( A ) = number of outcomes in A number of outcomes in S Obviously, P ( A ) can only be defined in this way if S is a finite
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course SCIENCE 2900 taught by Professor Forgot during the Spring '08 term at National University of Singapore.

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Lecture09 - GEM2900 Understanding Uncertainty Statistical...

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