Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
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
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.