8/30 I thought this was kinda interesting. Monty Hall Problem, a classic:
*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_Hall_problem*
\- one of the first profs to write on this is from ucb pub health
the newcomb paradox [from livermore] is even crazier.
\_ This is now a classic problem in cs70. I totally didn't believe it
for a while, but I think understanding why you always want to
switch doors gives a lot of insight to probability theory. -mrauser
\_ What about the monty python problem?
\_ See also: Principle of Restricted Choice -tom
*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_restricted_choice_%28bridge%29* |