I’m sorry to admit that I can’t think of a unifying theme for the most recent round of comic strips which mention mathematical topics, other than that this is one of those rare instances of nobody mentioning infinite numbers of typing monkeys. 967 more words

## Tags » Probability

#### Mathematical Statistics Lesson of the Day - Markov's Inequality

**Markov’s inequality** is an elegant and very useful inequality that relates the **probability** of an event concerning a **non-negative random variable**, , with the… 65 more words

#### Video Tutorial - Calculating Expected Counts in a Contingency Table Using Joint Probabilities

In an earlier video, I showed how to calculate expected counts in a contingency table using marginal proportions and totals. (Recall that expected counts are needed to conduct… 183 more words

#### Reading the Comics, July 24, 2014: Math Is Just Hard Stuff, Right? Edition

Maybe there is no pattern to how Comic Strip Master Command directs the making of mathematics-themed comic strips. It hasn’t quite been a week since I had enough to gather up again… 1,006 more words

#### Stationary processes

When I give a presentation about expert testing there is often a moment in which it dawns for the first time on somebody in the audience that I am not assuming that the processes are stationary or i.i.d. 1,022 more words