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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/13810
Description: Although there is a first year statistics unit at Macquarie having an annual enrolment of around 2500 students, it does not mean that statistics is a wildly popular subject. Indeed, the reality is tha ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2003
Subject Keyword: 180100 Law
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47905
Description: As Professor Croucher gently reminds us, the theory of probability is widely misunderstood by most members of the general public so it comes as no surprise that it also poses a real challenge to legal ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 140200 Applied Economics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/84567
Description: 8 page(s)
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/79967
Description: Offers some optimal strategies for dealing with store discounts. Example of a mathematical problem involving a store discount; Solution and formula to the problem; Computations and illustrations.
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/19103
Description: This chapter discusses the the use of statistical models in predicting draws and framing betting markets for the soccer Pools of the English Premier League.
Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/76281
Description: This article derives a simple upper bound for the sample standard deviation that could be useful in guarding against gross errors of calculation.
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 010100 Pure Mathematics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/79963
Description: 4 page(s)
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/28949
Description: In recent times self-exclusion programs for problem gamblers have experienced a significant increase in patronage in Australia. With the runaway success of these schemes, problems have been encountere ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162763
Description: A common problem faced by many retailers is how to turn over stock as quickly and efficiently as possible. Despite the best intentions of management, sometimes they find themselves with items that sim ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/43793
Description: 3 page(s)
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/76391
Description: This article discusses some strategies for playing roulette, making use of the binomial distribution and Normal approximation.
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 150500 Marketing
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163077
Description: This paper looks at some of the techniques that have been used to make the lecture theatre and classroom more effective and provides details of an astonishing Australian success story. There have been ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164868
Description: At the best of times the study of statistics for many students has had a reputation for being boring, irrelevant and just plain too difficult. Sometimes deservedly so. But it doesn't have to be this w ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/162710
Description: This paper considers a problem in which an organisation is currently leasing a machine that is yielding unacceptable waiting times for those queuing to use it. There are three available options that a ... More
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Authors: Croucher, John S
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/17127
Description: Basic statistical principles are often widely misunderstood (and often mistrusted) by many members of the public at large. It comes as no shock that this also applies to legal practitioners. If there ... More
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