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The signal and the noise : the art and science of prediction, Nate Silver

Label
The signal and the noise : the art and science of prediction
Title
The signal and the noise
Title remainder
the art and science of prediction
Statement of responsibility
Nate Silver
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction
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1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Nate
Dewey number
519.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Forecasting
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory
  • Forecasting
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Forecasting
Label
The signal and the noise : the art and science of prediction, Nate Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A Catastrophic failure of prediction -- Are you smarter than a television pundit -- All I care about is W's and L's -- For years you've been telling us that rain is green -- Desperately seeking signal -- How to drown in three feet of water -- Role models -- Less and less and less wrong -- Rage against the machines -- The poker bubble -- If you can't beat 'em -- A climate of healthy skepticism -- What you don't know can hurt you
Control code
000050059236
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
534 p.
Isbn
9781846147739
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The signal and the noise : the art and science of prediction, Nate Silver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
A Catastrophic failure of prediction -- Are you smarter than a television pundit -- All I care about is W's and L's -- For years you've been telling us that rain is green -- Desperately seeking signal -- How to drown in three feet of water -- Role models -- Less and less and less wrong -- Rage against the machines -- The poker bubble -- If you can't beat 'em -- A climate of healthy skepticism -- What you don't know can hurt you
Control code
000050059236
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
534 p.
Isbn
9781846147739
Other physical details
ill.

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