Monthly Archives: August 2011

Science vs. Software

While browsing some of the content on slashdot.org I came across a link to John Cook’s blog, which discussed the differences between scientists and programmers when it comes to developing code.  The original article can be found here. The key … Continue reading

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The Galton Watson Process – Part II

4 Probability of Extinction The probability a process is extinct by the -th generation is given by Since there is exactly one parent at the beginning of the process (i.e. ) who produces all the future children, we can say … Continue reading

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