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The Resource The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver

The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver

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The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
Title
The signal and the noise
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why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
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Nate Silver
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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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Title
The signal and the noise
Creator
Summary
The founder of FiveThirtyEight.com challenges myths about predictions in subjects ranging from the financial market and weather to sports and politics, profiling the world of prediction to explain how to distinguish true signals from hype
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10133538
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
519.5/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB158
LC item number
.S54 2012
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1260
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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why most predictions fail--but some dont
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver
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The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver
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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
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ocn780480483
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
534 p.
Isbn
9781594204111
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012027308
Other physical details
ill.

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