Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ebola screening

What are the arguments over ebola screening really about? Here’s my go at explaining, with a bit of help from the Reverend Bayes.

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Bayesian statistics

Bayesian approaches to statistics use simple ideas about contingent probability (i.e. the probability of one thing, given that another thing is true). They extend these ideas to look at the extent to which we should believe one thing, given a

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