Statistics seminar 2018: Thou shalt not say “at random” in vain: Bertrand’s paradox exposed

  • Data: 29 novembre 2018 dalle 15:00 alle 17:00

  • Luogo: Scuola di Economia, Management e Statistica - Piazza Scaravilli 1-2 - Aula II

Relatore
Nicola Cufaro Petroni
Dipartimento di Matematica e TIRES
Università degli Studi di Bari e INFN

Abstract
We show by means of a few examples that the well known Bertrand paradoxes do not point to any probabilistic inconsistency, but rather to the risks incurred with a careless use of the locution at random. Empirical remarks are added.

Organizzazione
Alberto Lanconelli

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