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Vincent Granville's Blog Posts Tagged 'Bayesian statistics' (1)

Bayes theorem challenged in court | The Guardian

Bayes' theorem.

A formula for justice

Bayes' theorem is a mathematical equation used in court cases to analyse statistical evidence. But a judge has ruled it can no longer be used. Will it result in more miscarriages of justice?

It's not often that the quiet world of mathematics is rocked by a murder case. But last summer saw a trial that sent academics into a tailspin, and has since swollen into a fevered clash between science and…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 9, 2011 at 7:29pm — 1 Comment

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