This quick refresher about probability shows how to use Bayes’ Rule in simple situations and is an introduction to frequentist versus Bayesian probability.
One alternative may out-perform another in each individual test, yet do more poorly when all tests are combined. That’s the Yule-Simpson Paradox.
Does DNA store information in the same way that a computer stores data? Let’s compare the data storage in computers with the genetic code that translates DNA to RNA and amino acids.
2014 has already started off with violence erupting in public places, including malls and schools. Are mass shootings happening more often in the U.S.?
Answering a reader’s question, Mike DeHaan breaks down the statistics of school shootings and plane crashes to see which is more likely.
What are the practical use of matrices in day to day life? From computer-generated images to electrical circuits, matrix math serves us well.