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The Resource The doomsday calculation : how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe, William Poundstone, (electronic resource eBook)

The doomsday calculation : how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe, William Poundstone, (electronic resource eBook)

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The doomsday calculation : how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe
Title
The doomsday calculation
Title remainder
how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe
Statement of responsibility
William Poundstone
Title variation
How an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Bayes devised a theorem that allowed him to assign probabilities to events that had never happened before, and it is being used in contemporary thought to answer questions about human existence
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Poundstone, William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
BF39.2.B39
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Bayesian statistical decision theory
  • Probabilities
  • Forecasting
Target audience
adult
Label
The doomsday calculation : how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe, William Poundstone, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=4335489
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780316422581
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
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1235e5ff-9800-4103-b6c5-efee038a1568
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
The doomsday calculation : how an equation that predicts the future is transforming everything we know about life and the universe, William Poundstone, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=4335489
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-295) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780316422581
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1235e5ff-9800-4103-b6c5-efee038a1568
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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