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The Improbability Principle

Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

The Improbability Principle( )
Author: Hand, David J.
ISBN:978-0-374-71139-9
Publication Date:Feb 2014
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Scientific American / Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month. But Hand is no believer in superstitions, prophecies, or the paranormal. His definition of "miracle" is thoroughly rational. No mystical or supernatural explanation is necessary to understand why someone is lucky enough to win...
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