Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 - "Harvest" - Markov Chain Links

Published on 06/09/2008

Activity Overview

In "Harvest," Charlie is trying to identify possible destinations and unrecorded routes of an ambulance driver suspected of transporting stolen organs. Charlie tells Colby that they can use a Hidden Markov Model to help narrow down these possibilities.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.