### Game theory: Army of agents to tackle corrupt officials, tax evaders, terrorists

Game theory has long been used to apply mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers.

Game theory has long been used to apply mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers.

Oct 20, 2016
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Together with colleagues from London and Amsterdam, MIB postdoc Niels Chr. Hansen, analysed thousands of musical themes composed by French, Italian, and Austro-German composers living in 1600-1950.

Oct 06, 2016
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There is a replicability crisis in science – unidentified "false positives" are pervading even our top research journals.

Oct 06, 2016
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New research in game theory shows that people are naturally predisposed to over-use "common-pool resources" such as transportation systems and fisheries even if it risks failure of the system, to the detriment of society ...

Sep 29, 2016
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Methodologists from Tilburg University and the University of Amsterdam have developed a simple web app that can automatically detect statistical errors in psychology research papers.

Sep 27, 2016
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Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.

Sep 21, 2016
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A new article highlights how statistics are deeply involved within the algorithms that made Pokémon Go the hit it has become.

Sep 19, 2016
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In emergency situations such as terrorist attacks, natural catastrophes, and fires, there is always a risk of mass panic leading to deadly crowd disasters. But what causes mass panic and where are the danger zones? Researchers ...

Sep 15, 2016
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From a very young age, we're warned against shouting "Fire!" in a crowded theater. The possibility of inciting mass panic presents an obvious moral problem. But for researchers, the situation also presents an interesting ...

Sep 13, 2016
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Mathematics

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A team of statisticians from the Universities of Bristol and Southampton and the Office for National Statistics have been chosen to present a prestigious Read (Discussion) Paper at a plenary session of the Royal Statistical ...

Sep 07, 2016
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