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

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

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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Nate
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB158
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • 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, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D153847A-0245-4015-8491-0E246155BA86
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-514) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
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
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101595954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d153847a-0245-4015-8491-0e246155ba86
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • (file size: 6.5 MB)
Label
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail--but some don't, Nate Silver, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D153847A-0245-4015-8491-0E246155BA86
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-514) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
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
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101595954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d153847a-0245-4015-8491-0e246155ba86
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • (file size: 6.5 MB)

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