Math of crime and terrorism

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Numberphile, from the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, is one my new favorite YouTube channels. In this episode, Hannah Fry talks crime, data, and the Poisson distribution.

[Thanks, Mike]

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