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**Claremont Mathematics Weekend**

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*Sponsored by Claremont Colleges*

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**January 30 - 31, 2016**

**Speaker:** **Mark Huber****Title:** A New Way of Estimating the Probability of Heads on a Coin**Abstract:**

Given a coin with unknown probability of heads and the ability to flip the coin as often as one wishes, what is the best way of estimating the chance that a coin flip is heads? In this talk I will present a new estimator for this problem with the important property that the relative error of the estimate does not depend on the quantity being estimated.