Episode 013 – Probably about Probability

http://media.blubrry.com/mathforprimates/p/mathforprimates.com/wp-content/podcasts/012--PROBABLY-PROBABILITY.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:17 — 63.6MB) As most of you know, we’re still working on the format.  And it will take a number of goes to get it dialed in.  This is the second incarnation.  Feel free to comment, and we’ll take your input to heart. Oh, and we pre-record a lot of these,...

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Spring Break and Game Theory Books
Mar31

Spring Break and Game Theory Books

Well if you haven’t noticed, we haven’t uploaded a new episode in while.  Never fear, we haven’t fallen off of a cliff or anything (at least not physically).   We both hit our spring breaks and went into a deep couch-coma. We’ve got a new episode recorded, that I’ll have edited and up on the site by tomorrow at the latest. To tide you over I’ve compiled a list of Game Theory books that we love. ...

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Episode 002: Why Campaigns Go Negative: An Intro to Game Theory

http://media.blubrry.com/mathforprimates/p/www.mathforprimates.com/wp-content/podcasts/002-GAME-THEORY-WHY-CAMPAIGNS-GO-NEGATIVE.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:59 — 22.9MB) In this podcast we discuss: What a ‘Game’ is, mathematically Some areas where games apply to real life (most of them!) How game theory is applied in biology The Prisoners Dilemma game, and Why all political campaigns go...

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