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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

Label
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
Title
The signal and the noise
Title remainder
why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
Statement of responsibility
Nate Silver
Title variation
Why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author has built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and has become a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, he examines the world of prediction
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
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Silver, Nate
Dewey number
519.5/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1260L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
CB158
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forecasting
  • Forecasting
  • Forecasting
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory
  • Knowledge, Theory of
Label
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2012
  • "Published with a new preface in Penguin Books 2015."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [459]-515) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 536 pages
Isbn
9780143125082
Lccn
bl2015003285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't, Nate Silver
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 2012
  • "Published with a new preface in Penguin Books 2015."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [459]-515) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 536 pages
Isbn
9780143125082
Lccn
bl2015003285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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