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Category Archives: probability
A short comment on Reichenbach’s Principle of Common Cause
When I came across this principle in Mark Alford’s tutorial paper on Bell Inequality I was intrigued: Reichenbach’s principle of common cause [1]: correlations can be explained in terms of causes. if two phenomena show a correlation, either one causes … Continue reading
Posted in physics, prediction, probability, science
Tagged Causality, correlation, Probability
Bayesian probability and statistics: resources
Prediction is very hard. We have no choice but to use the past events to make a prediction about the future events. If you can detect a trend or cycle then the job gets easier but sometimes there is neither … Continue reading
Posted in probability, science, statistics
Tagged Bayesian probability, Bayesian statistics, Probability, Statistics
Difference between correlation and causation
This is the first article in my “causality” series. Please see the index for a list of the other posts in this series. In my day job I deal with probability and statistics. I use words like correlation, standard error … Continue reading
Posted in physics, probability, science, statistics
Tagged Causality, causation, correlation, economics, physics, Probability, science, Social Sciences, Statistics
QM wavefunction and its many interpretations
Mathematical formalism known as Quantum Mechanics (QM) describes the outcomes of measurements performed with elementary particles when they interact with each other or external fields. Measurement is the key concept in QM. Measurement is like taking a snapshot of the … Continue reading
Posted in philosophy, physics, prediction, probability, science, tutorial
Amos Tversky and the Prospect Theory
Amos Tversky (19371996), Davis Brack Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and one of the world’s most respected and influential psychologists died June 2, 1996, of metastatic melanoma, at the age of 59. Amos Tversky was going to share the … Continue reading
Coupling between past and future
Prediction is the hardest intellectual problem. It seems that we need to know everything about the Cosmos to predict the future accurately. I am not sure that even omniscience is enough because there is an intrinsic uncertainty in the Cosmos. … Continue reading