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The Joy of Chance

Author: DCD Media (Firm),; Films Media Group,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : DCD Media (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2013] 2015. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Smart and witty, jam-packed with augmented-reality graphics and fascinating history, this program, presented by Professor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University, tries to pin down what chance is and how it works in the real world.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Digital transfer of (manifestation):
DCD Media (Firm), 2013
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: DCD Media (Firm),; Films Media Group,
OCLC Number: 944726750
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 29, 2015.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, February 13 2016).
Target Audience: 6-8.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (59 min., 4 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: How Does Chance Work? (1:09) --
Probability of Chaos (2:49) --
Uncertainty in Probability (1:16) --
Taming Chance (2:10) --
Las Vegas Gambling (4:05) --
Edmund Halley's Probabilities (4:44) --
Probability of Lifespans (4:33) --
Skydiving Risk (5:03) --
Probabilities in Randomness (1:55) --
Playing the Lottery (2:12) --
Mathematics of Coincidence (4:09) --
Ed Smith: Luck Wins (3:07) --
Impossibility of Prediction (3:22) --
What is Chance? (3:26) --
Quantifying Uncertainty (6:41) --
Probability Leads to Precaution (2:48) --
Economic Fan Chart (4:53) --
Credits: The Joy of Chance (0:32).
Responsibility: DCD Media (Firm).

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Smart and witty, jam-packed with augmented-reality graphics and fascinating history, this program, presented by Professor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk at Cambridge University, tries to pin down what chance is and how it works in the real world.

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