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Yale Professor Clears Olympic Swimming Controversy

Yale Professor Clears Olympic Swimming Controversy

Brendan Shi October 31, 2012 0

Yale Professor Weimin Zhong and colleagues have challenged initial reports that Ye Shiwen's Olympic swimming feats raise suspicions of unfair play

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Making Your Own Luck

Making Your Own Luck

Achyut Patil April 14, 2012 0

Dr. Gur Yaari and Dr. Gil David have published research suggesting that recent successes can predict, but do not cause, further successes, supporting one version of the "hot hands" effect

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Adapting Medical Devices to Society

Adapting Medical Devices to Society

Madeleine Barrow March 14, 2012 1

A team of Yale researchers led by Lisa Suter, Assistant Professor of Medicine, investigated a method which models the population outcomes and costs of devices used for total knee replacement, a method which could

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Should You Bet On It? The Mathematics of Gambling

Should You Bet On It? The Mathematics of Gambling

Chidi Akusobi February 25, 2010 0

Three basic principles underlie casino games: definite prob­abilities, expected value, and volatility index. Understanding these concepts elucidates how these games work and how wold champions beat their competition

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