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David Robinson

Director of Data Scientist at Heap, works in R.

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Recent Posts

The 'prisoner coin flipping' puzzle: tidy simulation in R

Solving a puzzle from 538's the Riddler column: if N prisoners have a choice to flip a coin, and go free as long as one coin is flipped and all coins are heads, what strategy should they take to maximize their chances? Another demonstration of probabilistic reasoning and tidy simulation.