Changes

Jump to: navigation, search

Saving Guide

469 bytes added, 24 June
Mathematics for mechanics
This is a side talk section: what part of mathematics/statistics is essential for someone to understand the mechanics of Godville, which is basically a black box? Well, we (or our hero) interact with the mechanics (or his world) all the time. That gives us lots of measurements which help us to understand the mechanics.
 
=== Why mathematics? ===
 
'''Do not believe in the so called randomness'''. Anything with non-zero uncertainty contains randomness. I can flip a coin that shows 99% head and still call it random, it is just not a fair coin. Instead of asking "random or not", we ask "what randomness? Is it uniform randomness, or are there any parameters hidden behind?". And to verify our claim formally, we need statistics, which at the end of the day, is supported by mathematics.
=== Scientific investigation ===
97
edits

Navigation menu