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Chance News reviews  current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to provide the gernal public a better understand of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current chance news.  
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Chance News reviews  current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current chance news.  
 
    
 
    
From September 1992 to January 2005, an editor and a small number of regular contributors prepared Chance NewsAs of April 2005 Chance News will be a collaborative effort of its readers in the spirit of the very successful Wikimedia projects. These include a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia free Encyclopedia], [http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Main_Page a free newspaper], and [http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page free books] .  We will use the Wikimedia software that makes it easy for readers to add  new chance items,  or to modify an existing chance news item (hopefully improving it). As are the Wikmedia projects, Chance News will be freely available under  the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License]  
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From 1992 to 2004, Chance News was written by a small number of regular contributers.  Chance News is now  a collaborative effort of its readers in the spirit of the very successful free encyclopedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia/ Wikimedia]. The Wikimedia software makes it easy for readers to add  new chance items,  or to modify an existing chance news item (hopefully improving it). Chance News will continue to be freely available under  the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html GNU Free Documentation License]  
  
Previous issues of Chance news as well as additional resources for a chance course can be found at the [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance Chance website].
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Issues of Chance News from 1992 to 2004 are archived on the [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance Chance Website].  You will also find here  other resources for teaching a probabiity or statistic course.
  
 
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*[[Chance News (April-May 2005)]]
 
*[[Chance News (April-May 2005)]]

Revision as of 14:34, 11 May 2005

Chance News reviews current issues in the news that use probability or statistical concepts. Its aim is to give the general public a better understanding of chance news as reported by the media and to allow teachers of probability and statistics courses to liven up their courses with current chance news.

From 1992 to 2004, Chance News was written by a small number of regular contributers. Chance News is now a collaborative effort of its readers in the spirit of the very successful free encyclopedia Wikimedia. The Wikimedia software makes it easy for readers to add new chance items, or to modify an existing chance news item (hopefully improving it). Chance News will continue to be freely available under the GNU Free Documentation License

Issues of Chance News from 1992 to 2004 are archived on the Chance Website. You will also find here other resources for teaching a probabiity or statistic course.