tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1959058359335043842.post2205130245861833167..comments2021-01-09T00:08:30.357-05:00Comments on Iain Roberts' Blog: Mathematics of LoveIain Robertshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/05071209220322180991noreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1959058359335043842.post-68230870829339663022015-02-13T08:34:14.226-05:002015-02-13T08:34:14.226-05:00Thanks, and good point. Although it depends to som...Thanks, and good point. Although it depends to some extent on the efficiency of his search. At (say) an event for postgraduate students, the age and education criteria are already met. OTOH if he has reasonably conventional standards for attractiveness, and only ever talks to the top 5%, such people can afford to be choosy so that might have skewed his results.<br /><br />I think AI has come on aIain Robertshttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05071209220322180991noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1959058359335043842.post-4572554959759026652015-02-13T02:26:20.669-05:002015-02-13T02:26:20.669-05:00Good post - at the risk of taking the formula rath...Good post - at the risk of taking the formula rather more seriously than its author intended, an obvious problem, now I think about it, is that if you follow its logic, the number of people who meet the first five criteria are so few and far between that he cannot possibly have met enough such people to have any way of accurately estimating the probability of people meeting those criteria also Patrickhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06958265670311209584noreply@blogger.com