Webpages tagged with «Poisson process»

Published July 5, 2018 11:29 PM

Quite a Feat, indeed: In their round of 16 match, about going on to a quarter-finale or being sent home, Japan scored after 48 and 52 minutes, but Belgium masterfully hit back and were able to turn the match around, with goals scored after 69 and 74 minutes and then in the very last half minute of playing time. But is this really Breaking a Curse, as Aftenposten so jubilantly and semieloquently proclaimed? In this blog post I look at the probability of seeing a 0-2 turning into 3-2, for two teams of about equal strength.

Published Sep. 16, 2015 11:14 AM

First published on 21 December 2014.

We all watched Norway-Spain 28-25 today (21-Dec-2014), with Norway winning the European Championship 2014. But how exciting was it? In precisely how dire straits did Norway find herself when Spain was leading 10-5 after 18 minutes, and could we really start relaxing when Norway led 26-22 after 52 minutes?