Ask Professor Rosenthal 2 – By the Numbers, Boys and Girls: Happenstance and Chance of the Everyday

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about the statistics, life, and quality of life. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What are some everyday examples of statistics, chance, and luck in action? Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal: There are so … Continue reading

Ask Professor Rosenthal 1 – On Chance, Luck, and Statistics: “I Had No Need of That Hypothesis”

Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about the Computer Age and statistics. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You wrote a new book entitled Knock On Wood. Why, in the Computer Age, is statistics more relevant than ever? Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal: Because … Continue reading

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