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Great discussion on the Monty Hall problem

by laughingboy (Monk)
on Jul 16, 2002 at 17:13 UTC ( #182165=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Monty Hall Trap Simulator

Ah, yes, the infamous Monty Hall problem, tailor made for starting fist fi... er, I mean, stimulating critical thinking and philosophical discussion.

There are actually a lot of subtleties buried in this and related probability questions. The best (and funniest) explanation and discussion on this topic I've ever seen is here .

Yes, this post is just a thinly disguised excuse to promote what I think is the most consistently funny and educational site on the web .

ObPerl: Cecil would make a great Perl programmer.

laughingboy


Comment on Great discussion on the Monty Hall problem
Re: Great discussion on the Monty Hall problem
by petral (Curate) on Jul 16, 2002 at 20:46 UTC
    OK, I say pigeons don't bob their heads.  They hold them still, then hurry to catch up.

      p

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