# Diaconis

### Persi Diaconis is a pal of mine. He's also someone

26 S PRING 2003 STATED MEETING REPORT The Problem of Thinking Too Much Persi **Diaconis**, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Stanford University Introduction: Barry C. Mazur, Gerhard Gade University Professor, Harvard University Barry C. Mazur Persi **Diaconis** is a pal of mine.

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### PERSI DIACONIS

PERSI **DIACONIS** Curriculum Vitæ As of March 15, 2006 Born: January 31, 1945 Family: Married to Susan Holmes; Children: Camille, Emma Education: B.S. (Mathematics) College of the City of New York, 1971 M.A. (Mathematical Statistics) Harvard University, 1972 Ph.D. (Mathematical ...

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### Persi Diaconis

MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENTS FROM THE ANALYSIS OF RIFFLE SHUFFLING Persi **Diaconis** 1. Introduction The most common method of mixing cards is the ordinaryrie shue, in which a deck of ncards (oftenn=52) is cut into two parts and the parts are ried together.

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### Within Every Math Problem, For this Mathematician, Lurks a ...

Sorting through his mail after winter break last year, Persi **Diaconis** came upon a letter con taining a request that couldn’t fail to whet his interest.

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### Mathematics and Magic Tricks

CMI ANNUAL REPORT * The*way*that * a*magic*trick*works*can*be* just*as*amazing*as*the*trick*itself.**My*favorite*way* of illustrating this is to talk about shuffling cards.

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### DYNAMICAL BIAS IN THE COIN TOSS Persi Diaconis Susan Holmes ...

DYNAMICAL BIAS IN THE COIN TOSS Persi **Diaconis** Susan Holmes Richard Montgomery Departments of Mathematics Department of Statistics Department of Mathematics

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### Within Every Math Problem, For this Mathematician, Lurks a ...

from SIAM News , Volume 36, Number 1, January/February 2003 Within Every Math Problem, For this Mathematician, Lurks a Card-Shuffling Problem By Erica Klarreich Sorting through his mail after winter break last year, Persi **Diaconis** came upon a letter containing a request that couldn't fail to ...

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### Q&A Persi Diaconis The mathemagician

Q&A Persi **Diaconis** The mathemagician Mathematician Persi **Diaconis** of Stanford University in California ran away from home in his teens to perform card tricks.

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### AN ELEMENTARY PROOF OF STIRLING'S FORMULA P. DIACONIS ...

An Elementary Proof of Stirling's Formula P. **Diaconis**; D. Freedman The American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 93, No. 2. (Feb., 1986), pp. 123-125.

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