#19 - Probability, Pubs and Power

September 10th, 2018 · 54 mins 49 secs

About this Episode

The boys delve into some stats and game theory problems, ending with a classic from Conway.

Odds and Evenings

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Website - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

Topics discussed

  • Dominion Probabilities
  • The Cheapest Beer in Prague
  • The Angel Problem

Show Notes

Dominion Probabilities Article
The Generalised Coupon Collecting Formula in [Wolfram Alpha](www.wolframalpha.com) Type this into input: sum from j=0 to 25 of ((-1)j(25 choose j)(((25-j) choose 10)/(25 choose 10))8)
(I couldn't directly link because the % signs in the URL were messing up our site linking. Apologies for the mess.
The Secretary Problem
The Angel Problem (by Alaric)
James Grime's Video on the Codepad Problem

Credits

Hosted By
Alaric - http://alaricstephen.com
Alex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex
Back to school vocals by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323