Abstract / Synopsis
A tale in which Captain Ahab and his chief mate Starbuck confront a classic problem in probability theory: the Monty Hall Problem.
David Sheskin, "Ahab's Mercy," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 13 Issue 2 (July 2023), pages 512-512. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.NCTI9804. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol13/iss2/33