Similar statistics play role in decision-making and World War II code breaking

qui, abr 02 2015

The brain reaches a decision by combining samples of evidence in much the way a good statistician would," says a researcher. He demonstrates this theory by monitoring the decision-making process in rhesus monkeys to determine how much and what information they need to confidently choose a correct answer. ...

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Uncertainties must be taken into account in fisheries stock assessment

qua, abr 01 2015

Fisheries stock assessment provides information on the status of fish stocks and the impact of fishing on stock development. Since no direct information on fish stock size or fishing mortality rates is available, any conclusions are based on indirect information and the combination of various information sources. By applying new math...

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