Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the

Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

**Co-organizers:****Andrew Baxter**, Rutgers University, baxter{at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu**Lara Pudwell**, Rutgers University, lpudwell {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu**Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University, zeilberg {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu

Title: Game-theoretic probability

Speaker: **Glenn Shafer**, Rutgers Business School, Newark

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2008 5:00pm

Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Abstract:

The game-theoretic foundation for probability reconciles the frequentist and subjective interpretations of probability, suggests new strategies for probabilistic prediction, clarifies the meaning of the efficient market hypothesis and the difference between prediction and the assessment of evidence.