### DIMACS - RUTGERS EXPERIMENTAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR

Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the

Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

**Co-organizers:**
**Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University, zeilberg {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu
**Bryan Ek**, Rutgers University, bryan [dot] t [dot] ek {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu

Title: Sleeping Beauty and Other Probability Conundrums

Speaker: **Peter Winkler**, Dartmouth College

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:00pm

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

Abstract:

Probability theory rests on seemingly firm axioms, yet simple questions continue to confound philosophers and intrigue the public. We'll examine some of these questions and try to determine whether they uncover real issues, or just challenges to our flawed human intuition.

See: http://sites.math.rutgers.edu/~bte14/expmath/