 Directory of Probability Resources

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• Applied Probability Society

http://appliedprob.society.informs.org/
A subdivision of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) concerned with the application of probability theory to systems that involve random phenomena.

• ArXiv Front: PR Probability Theory

http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/math.PR
Probability section of the mathematics e-print arXiv

• Math Surprises: An Example

http://www.cut-the-knot.org/ctk/August2001.shtml
Buffon's Needle simulation and a surprising demonstration of Barbier's theorem about shapes of constant width

http://www.cut-the-knot.org/ctk/Parrondo.shtml
Parrondo Paradox simulation and a demonstration of the ratchet effect.

• Probabilistic Learning Activities Network

http://www.planetqhe.com/
Probability activities and simulations in the form of applets and spreadsheets. This site advocates a Question/Hypothesis/Experiment approach to learning probability.

• Probabilistic Thinking

http://www.princeton.edu/~bayesway/ProbThink/
By Richard Jeffrey. HTML.

• Probability Guide for Non-mathematicians

http://probability.infarom.ro/
Probability theory basics, applications (including to gambling), interpretations, books, free texts.

• The Applied Probability Trust

http://www.appliedprobability.org/
A non-profit foundation for study and research. Publications feature research journals, a student magazine and occasional special volumes.

• The Collector's Problem and the Two-Dimensional Factorial

http://www.jefflindsay.com/2dfactorial.shtml
In finding a new solution to a classic probability problem concerning the collection of items in a set, a new and useful recursive function has been found, the "two-dimensional factorial."

• The Laymans Guide to Probability

http://www.probabilitytheory.info/
An in-depth but easily readable guide on probability theory, covering various aspects of theory with a bias to gambling games.

• The Probability Web

http://www.mathcs.carleton.edu/probweb/probweb.html
A collection of pages maintained by Bob Dobrow to serve people with interests in probability theory and its applications.

• Theory of Probability

http://www.saliu.com/theory-of-probability.html
The introduction, formulas, software, algorithms, equations, problems, and calculations.

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