Stats Weekly Application to Games 7
Random Number Generation in pretty much any computer game ever
Rules: Vary by game, but often a random number from a certain distribution is needed
e.g. to determine whether an attack succeeds or fails
to determine the
Stats Weekly Application to Games 4
Beat the House Card Counting in BlackJack
Rules: You get 2 cards, and so does the dealer
10, J, Q, and K are worth 10, A is worth 1 or 11
You can ask for as many more cards as you want, one at a time.
You want to have a
Stats Weekly Application to Games 6
Items and Rank Progression in League of Legends (LOL)
Rules: Your attacks do damage to enemy champions
You can purchase items which can increase either your attack speed or attack damage
Some items have a chance of a cr
Stats Weekly Application to Games 2
Magic: The Gathering
(Simplified) Rules: You have a deck of 60 cards (e.g. Land, Artifact, Creature, Enchantment, etc)
Your deck can contain up to 4 copies of any particular card
You draw a hand of 7 cards
Each turn you
Stats Weekly Application to Games 3
Who is the Spy? The Resistance
Rules: Each player is (secretly) either a Spy or a Rebel
A subset of players goes on a mission and each player secretly plays a card to have the
mission pass or fail (Rebels play pass card
Stats Weekly Application to Games 5
Gotta Catch em All! Pokmon
Rules: You find wild Pokmon in the grass randomly, some species are rarer than others
You try to catch them with a Pokball as follows:
The species has a catch rate a (a number between 1 and 25
Stats Weekly Application to Games 1
Texas Holdem the perils of the inside straight draw
Rules: Each player gets two cards face down
Five cards are dealt face up, shared between all players
First three are called the flop, fourth is the turn, fifth is the
STAT 230 Tutorial 2 Problems - Section 102
1. Friends add to you to Facebook according to a Poisson process with rate per day.
(a) On any given day, the probability that nobody adds you is 0.1353. Find .
(b) Given that 5 friends added you in 3 days, what
STAT 230
Tutorial #2
Week of November 1st , 2016
Question (1)
Friends add to you to Facebook according to a Poisson process with rate per day.
1. On any given day, the probability that nobody adds you is 0.1353. Find . (Ans: = 2 per
day)
2. Given that 5 f