[ProgClub list] AI class, Monty Hall

Justin Steward althalus87 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 10:27:26 AEDT 2011


On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 10:17 AM, John Elliot <jj5 at progclub.org> wrote:
> For those who haven't heard of the Monty Hall problem, check it out:
>
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_Hall_problem

I got through the description of the game show scenario and said to
myself, "I call bullshit. Your chances are still one in three," then I
read the playing cards analogy, and it clicked. Probability has always
been a mind bender for me. It so often seems entirely divorced from
common logic...

~Justin



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