Beyond Probabilities: What to Expect

  1. Peter Olofsson

Published Online: 14 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470099797.ch5

Probabilities: The Little Numbers that Rule Our Lives

Probabilities: The Little Numbers that Rule Our Lives

How to Cite

Olofsson, P. (2006) Beyond Probabilities: What to Expect, in Probabilities: The Little Numbers that Rule Our Lives, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470099797.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Mathematics, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470040010

Online ISBN: 9780470099797

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Keywords:

  • random geometry;
  • probability distribution;
  • deviant behavior;
  • random experiments;
  • linearity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Great Expectations

  • Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

  • Expect the Unexpected

  • Size Matters (and Length, and Age)

  • Deviant Behavior

  • Final Word