1 Computing probabilities using Python


This section covers

  • What are the basics of probability theory?
  • Computing probabilities of a single observation
  • Computing probabilities across a range of observations

1.1 Sample space analysis: An equation-free approach for measuring uncertainty in outcomes

1.1.1 Analyzing a biased coin

1.2 Computing nontrivial probabilities

1.2.1 Problem 1: Analyzing a family with four children

1.2.2 Problem 2: Analyzing multiple die rolls

1.2.3 Problem 3: Computing die-roll probabilities using weighted sample spaces

1.3 Computing probabilities over interval ranges

1.3.1 Evaluating extremes using interval analysis