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Chance and uncertainty

their role in various disciplines

  • 327 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Vossiuspers AUP in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probabilities.,
  • Chaotic behavior in systems.,
  • Stochastic processes.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditors, H.W. Capel ... [et al.].
    ContributionsCapel, Hans W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA273.18 .C44 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL578234M
    ISBN 109056290177, 9056290053
    LC Control Number96166388

    Esu Elegbara, the Yoruba God of Chance and Uncertainty: A Study in Yoruba Mythology, Volume 2 Esu Elegbara, the Yoruba God of Chance and Uncertainty: A Study in Yoruba Mythology, Ayodele Ogundipe: Author: Ayodele Ogundipe: Publisher: Indiana University., Original from: Indiana University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX. In the opening chapter of Carl Von Clausewitz’s On War (), he explains to readers that ‘only one more element is needed to make war a gamble 'chance'. No other human activity is so continuously or universally bound up with chance.’ He continues: ‘And through the element chance, guesswork and luck come to play a great part in war’.Author: Colin M. Fleming.

    Representing Plans Under Uncertainty A Logic of Time, Chance, and Action. Authors: Haddawy, Peter Buy this book eB00 € price for Spain (gross) The eBook version of this title will be available soon; ISBN About this book. NOTE: This version of Carl von Clausewitz's On War is the long-obsolete J.J. Graham translation of Clausewitz's Vom Kriege () published in London in The /84 Howard/Paret version is the standard translation today; for the most accurate text one should always consult the Jolles translation. Consider the more modern versions and other relevant books shown below.

    More importantly, the chapters on chance theory and uncertainty theory are completely new. This book provides a self-contained, comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of uncertainty theory. The purpose is to equip the readers with an axiomatic approach to deal with uncertainty.   The Benefits of Getting Comfortable With Uncertainty spoke to Noesner for his new book Nonsense: there’s a good chance that it’s a threat. .


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A good book to open yourself up to chance and opportunity presented in an open, factual and engaging manner. I also upgraded to audio and completed the reading in my car.

The voice over was easy to listen to and conveyed the intent of the text well/5(). War and Chance: Assessing Uncertainty in International Politics (Bridging the Gap) - Kindle edition by Friedman, Jeffrey A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading War and Chance: Assessing Uncertainty in International Politics (Bridging the Gap)/5(3).

War and Chance book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Uncertainty surrounds every major decision in international politics.

Yet t /5(4). InChristiaan Huygens published a book on the modelling of games of chance (De ratiociniis in ludo aleae), and in Pierre Simon de Laplace published the first definitive text on probability.

Initially, probability theory considered discrete events, and its methods were mainly combinatorial. The book starts with Robert Brown and his Brownian Motion, ending with the Uncertainty Principle of Heisenberg.

Reading this book I got to know more closely each of the characters involved in this journey chief among them being Bohr and Heisenberg; Bohr Completed this wonderful book on the history of quantum science by David Lindley.4/5. Book Club Our original story books, printed and delivered CfE Numeracy and Mathematics – First Level – Information Handling – Ideas of Chance and Uncertainty Resource Pack.

Use this pack to support Data Handling teaching. Flashcards displaying the key vocabulary for the Chance and Uncertainty section of First Level numeracy found. CHAPTER 3 Dealing with Uncertainty and Chance Introduction: What Is the Issue. Probability is a set of rules and ideas for dealing with uncertainty.

When properly applied, it - Selection from Data-Driven Business Decisions [Book]. Uncertainty theory is a branch of mathematics based on normality, monotonicity, self-duality, and countable subadditivity axioms. The goal of uncertainty theory is to study the behavior of uncertain phenomena such as fuzziness and randomness.

The main topics include probability theory, credibility theory, and chance : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. The new book Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making for an unknowable future, by Mervyn King and John Kay, did that.

Not, it should be said, on purpose, or even directly. But the implication of its existence – that these authors thought that this book needed to be written – means there is Author: Tom Chivers.

This point is made by Clausewitz in Book 1, Ch. 3 and at the end of Book 2, Ch. Ibid. pp–1 and –1. Ibid. p Ibid. pp–2. Gray, War, Peace, and Victory (note ) p. Reflecting Clausewitz's insights, The Economist remarks, ‘General Petraeus benefited from some good luck But fortune smiles on Cited by: 4.

If there’s any good news, it’s this: with uncertainty comes opportunity. I’m not saying there’s a silver lining to a tragedy. I just mean that when everything around you changes, you have a chance to make changes as well.

They say that resistance is futile, but it all depends on what you’re resisting. Get this from a library. Chance and uncertainty: their role in various disciplines.

[Hans W Capel;] -- Chance and Uncertainty is a subject with a broad span, in that there is no academic discipline or walk of life that is not beset by uncertainty and chance. However, the way these issues are handled. The book that leaves nothing to chance How The strategy of conflict and his legacy normalized the practice of nuclear threats Abreviated draft, 24 October, Please do not quote or circulate without the author’s permission Comments, critiques and suggestions are most welcome Benoit Pelopidas12 [email protected] Size: KB.

The question mixes several concepts which while related are distinct: uncertainty, randomness, chance, determinism, predictability, computability, freewill But you seem to concentrate on the issue of determinism and freewill, so I will comment.

War and Chance analyzes the logic, psychology, and politics of assessing uncertainty in international affairs. It explains how the most important kinds of uncertainty in international politics are inherently subjective, and yet how scholars, practitioners, and pundits can still.

from book Uncertainty theory. 2nd ed. namely uncertainty theory. Discover the world's research. A chance mea-sure of an event is then computed by com-Author: Baoding Liu. Instructors and instructional designers often try to reduce chance or uncertainty as much as possible in learning games.

There are two sets of thinking behind this practice: But according to several research articles, that might not be the best course of action. In fact, several studies contend that it may be time to rethink learning games from the perspective of merely answering questions and. Though uncertainty is difficult, Fields encourages readers, in the words of one devotee, to “jump out of a perfectly good airplane” and take the chance that will lead to greatness.

A sympathetic and practical primer on fear management and risk taking.4/4(5). Uncertainty surrounds every major decision in international politics.

Yet there is almost always room for reasonable people to disagree about what that uncertainty entails. No one can reliably predict the outbreak of armed conflict, forecast economic recessions, anticipate terrorist attacks, or estimate the countless other risks that shape foreign policy choices.

“war is like a chameleon” (Book 1, Part 28). Translation 1: The Trinity of War Emotion: human nature, “primordial violence, hatred, and enmity” Chance: uncertainty about each other’s intentions and motivations, probabilistic nature of war, luck Reason: policy and use of war as a tool for politics Translation 2: The Trinity of War.

Chance and Uncertainty. Program of Studies Specific Outcomes 3. Describe the likelihood of a single outcome occurring, using words such as: • impossible • possible • certain.

4. Compare the likelihood of two possible outcomes occurring, using words such as: • less likely. The elimination of chance is beyond human capacity, but can uncertainty as to outcome, if it cannot be eliminated, be substantially reduced?

Friedman argues that, when it comes to major initiatives in foreign policy or war, the use of a more precise numerical method of producing probability estimates in making judgements and predictions, rather. The team is now researching perceptions of aleatory uncertainty — unknowns about the future due to randomness, indeterminacy, chance or luck.

(In Latin, alea means dice or gambling.)Author: Siobhan Roberts.