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Special Lecture at Cambridge Union Society: The Mathematics of Smallpox

Presented by: 
T Korner University of Cambridge
Date: 
Wednesday 21st August 2013 - 18:00 to 19:00
Venue: 
No Room Required
Session Title: 
Experimental Design and Inference
Abstract: 
Smallpox inoculation was a dangerous procedure to prevent a dangerous disease. Daniel Bernoulli tried to apply mathematics to see if it was worthwhile. His work raises questions which are still pertinent.
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