Persi Diaconis
Persi Diaconis

We are pleased to have Persi Diaconis, Professor of Statistic and Mathematics, Stanford University and The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, as our honored speaker at the second annual Bahadur Memorial Lectures.

"On Coincidences"

Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at 4:30 PM
ORIENTAL INSTITUTE, BREASTED HALL
1155 East 58th Street
   

Amazing coincidences seem to affect our day to day lives.  The talk will review work of Jung and Freud.  Sometimes a bit of quantitative thinking can show things are not so surprising after all.