Here are full citations for all the books, articles, and Web
pages that I refer to in the textbook. (I’m following the format
suggested by chapters 15 and 16 of the Chicago Manual of Style,
Mackowiak, Philip A., Steven S. Wasserman, and Myron M. Levine. 1992.
A Critical Appraisal of 98.6°F, the Upper Limit of the Normal
Body Temperature, and Other Legacies of Carl Reinhold August
Retrieved 14 Nov 2021 from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1302471/
How Scared Should We Be?
Retrieved 16 Nov 2021 from https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/10/31/how-scared-should-we-be/ (The table is somewhat confusing, giving lifetime risk of 1 in
60,453, but footnotes explain that is the 2003 figure for shark
attacks, not fatal attacks, divided by 77.6. Multiplying back
77.6×60,453 gives a 2003 probability of shark attack of about 1 in
Paulos, John Allen. 2004.
A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market.
14–19 Nov 2021: Verified all links and updated them where
necessary. (I find it shocking that over half the links were no longer
valid, or had been moved behind paywalls.) Reduced the point size of URLs and
added breakpoints, so that long URLs don’t extend off the page.