WILL_YOU_BE_ALIVE
Paul Nahin's "Will You Be Alive 10 Years From Now?" MATLAB Scripts
WILL_YOU_BE_ALIVE,
a MATLAB library which
contains the scripts used to illustrate Paul Nahin's
"Will You Be Alive 10 Years From Now?".
Languages:
WILL_YOU_BE_ALIVE is available in
a MATLAB version.
Related Data and Programs:
DIGITAL_DICE,
a MATLAB library which
contains the scripts used to illustrate Paul Nahin's "Digital Dice".
DUELING_IDIOTS,
a MATLAB library which
contains the scripts used to illustrate Paul Nahin's "Dueling Idiots".
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Reference

Paul Nahin,
Will You Be Alive 10 Years From Now?,
Princeton, 2014,
ISBN: 9780691156804,
LC: QA273.25.N344
Source Code:

airplane_seat.m,
the airplane seating puzzle.

before.m,
computes the probability of observing 4 heads before 7 tails.

black.m,
estimates the probability that the last ball drawn is black.

dd.m,
simulates the double dart problem.

draw.m,
simulates a single round of the marble drawing process.

ds.m,
computes the expected number of dice tosses before observing two
consecutive 6's.

final.m,
computes the probablity for random A and B that A^2/3+B^2/3 < 1.

flips.m,
estimates chances of an even number of heads in N coin flips.

galileo.m,
computes the frequency of various results when rolling three dice.

golf.m,
probability golf ball in unit square is closer to center than to
an edge.

gr.m,
A and B gamble at a dollar a game until one of them is bankrupt.

inside.m,
analyzes the origin in the random triangle in the circle problem.

jb.m,
simulates a James Bernoulli dice problem.

liar.m,
analyzes the liar problem.

long.m,
analyzes a stickbreaking problem.

marks.m,
analyzes the marks problem.

newton.m,
simulates Newton's dice problem.

obtuse1.m,
estimate the probability that a triangle witll be obtuse,
if it has side 1 of length 1, and
other two sides have lengths uniformly unit random.

obtuse2.m,
estimate the probability that a triangle witll be obtuse.

plums.m,
average distance of closest of n plums to the surface of a
unit spherical pudding.

pp.m,
probability of winning pingpong.

ratio1.m,
probability a random ratio is greater than a given limit.

ratio2.m,
probability a random ratio is greater than a given limit.

spaghetti.m,
the spaghetti loop problem.

square_adj.m,
expected distance between random points on adjacent sides of
a unit square.

square_any.m,
expected distance between random points in
a unit square.

square_sts.m,
expected distance between random points on opposite sides of
a unit square.

squash.m,
determines the likelihood that a player will win at squash.

top.m,
analyzes the dreidel game.

twins.m,
the twins problem.
Last revised on 08 May 2019.