Seminars & Colloquia Calendar
Sleeping Beauty and Other Probability Conundrums
Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College
Location: HILL 705
Date & time: Thursday, 30 November 2017 at 5:00PM - 5:48PM
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 issues, or just challenges to our flawed human intuition.