Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars
Information Theory and GamblingStudent-Run Applied & Math Seminar
|Speaker:||Nicholas Travers, UC Davis|
|Start time:||Wed, Oct 19 2011, 12:10PM|
We will give a brief introduction to some of the basic quantities of information theory, then show how these quantities can be applied in analyzing ideal betting systems for a horse race. No background on information theory will be assumed.