Essays Tagged: "Probability"

I, Too, Am America

, and yet its different races have so muchtrouble melding together. According to statistics, in all probability, I have a higher chancethan any other race teenager of not graduating from high school. ... hard asthe next man and not get the promotion. I am a part of the percentage who chooses todefy the probability, break the stereotype, and change society. I, Too, Am America.Unfortunately, in my exper ...

(2 pages) 92 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Beowolf - a literary super hero

ndel ruled, fought with the righteous, One against many and won..."(line 81,82). Despite the probability of Beowulf's death against Grendel, he still insists on attacking him and defeating him. ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Virtual Reality

ustry to gain from this technology is science in general. The money that can be saved examining the probability of experiments in an artificial world before they are actually carried out could be grea ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Homosexuality, refersr to MIchael Levins and Richard's Mohr's views

ection has made the exercise of heterosexuality rewarding to human beings, homosexuality has a high probability to unhappiness. Mohr refutes Levin's stance about homosexuality myths and stereotypes. H ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

UFO's, Fact or Fiction?

II, the idea of extraterrestrial life existing and visiting our planet has held us captivated. The probability of alien visitors, although not entirely proven, is growing in acceptance due to an over ... nine, and thymine, then the universe is literally teeming with life (Daniken 15). Combined with the probability of intelligent growth (based on our planet's ratio of sentient to non), fifty million ci ...

(14 pages) 152 0 4.6 Mar/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Crew Resource Management Airline industry Aviation Safety

number of humans required to operate these complex machines has increased as well as, some say, the probability of human error. There are studies upon studies of aircraft accidents and incidents resul ...

(19 pages) 485 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This essay is about DNA Paternity testing

her. If the DNA patterns on every probe match the father and child, then scientists can calculate a probability of paternity that is over 99% accurate. The mother's DNA is not needed for these tests.T ...

(1 pages) 59 0 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Biology Test on Discrete Particle of Inheritance Model

nb) Principle of Independent Assortmentc) Dominant and recessive allelesd) Statistical analysis and probabilityThe discrete particle of inheritance model impersonates sexual reproduction through gener ... generation offspring. This creates the immense diversity of the offspring.Statistical analysis and probability also supports the discrete particle model of inheritance. Since genes are discrete entit ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Multiple Births

n form of thisevent. Multiple births can arise in many different combinations of ways but theprobability of giving birth to more than one child remains fairly constant when comparedto the en ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

A justification paper for the use of racial profiling.

. Racial profiling is nothing more than a sensible police technique where police employ the laws of probability to make the best use of their scarce resources in attacking crime. The trafficking of dr ... in his career - than one who biases his attention toward, say, middle-aged Asian women." It is this probability that the true form of racial profiling is based on. This is not to say that blind racism ...

(5 pages) 445 1 3.2 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

B.F. Skinners theory of punishment

he chance because it satisfies a need for sex, food, and water. Secondary rein forcers increase the probability of a reaction because of value, money, and possessions through learning. Positive reinfo ... erant conditioning the punishment, reward, or in other words outcome is important. That adds to the probability that the act will be repeated or not. Operant conditioning is where consequences of a pa ...

(3 pages) 266 3 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A proposed experiment on how lower income childern typicaly had a lower IQ and what would happen to those same childern if they moved into a better living enviroment.

My goal in this experiment would be to see the results of a teenager's neighborhood has on the probability of them to be convicted of a crime, or have the mental set to be convicted of a crime. ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Relationship Between Self-Reinforcement and Self-Esteem (B.F. Skinner).

gative reinforcement and their affects on behavior. A positive reinforcer is one that increases the probability of a given behavior; whereas a negative reinforcer increases the probability that a prec ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Function of the Human Eye.

that people participate in (excluding pin the tail on the donkey). Scientists can only guess at the probability in evolution of the eye being formed; there are so many variables that a close number wo ...

(5 pages) 128 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Organization design.

(s) the organization seeks to achieve. Through the design process, organizations act to improve the probability that the collective efforts of members will be successful.Typically, design is approache ...

(3 pages) 240 1 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Should Cell Phones be Ban from Driving or Do Away With?

ss America, a law was made to ban cell phone use while driving but what about the other states. The probability of drivers talking on the cell phone and getting into accidents is only getting higher. ...

(5 pages) 273 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Critical Thinking and Decision Making.

cal thinking:Critical thinking is the use of those cognitive skills or strategies that increase the probability of a desirable outcome. It is used to describe thinking that is purposeful, reasoned and ...

(3 pages) 439 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Psychology essay notes

o Error. In each experiment, extraneous variables always have an effect on the outcome. To increase probability is due to the independent variable rather than the extraneous variables, experimenters u ...

(12 pages) 303 3 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

David Blaine...What is he?

ol also plays a big role. David tries to explain magic like the more ahead of the game you plan the probability of you winning is greater, same thing with magic the farther ahead of the person you pla ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Statistics assignment

Executive SummaryAlthough it is difficult to predict the probability of success for a movie before it has been created, there are factors in previous movies ... of broadcast all have low correlation with the ratings*Having a star in the movie will have a high probability of increasing the ratings*The rating of the show before has a significant effect on the ... are more influenced by the fact of fiction, if NBC does not accept the story there will be a higher probability of the other networks accepting the story if it is based on factThe ModelThe NBC executi ...

(4 pages) 413 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays