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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