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The Resource Proofiness : the dark arts of mathematical deception, Charles Seife

Proofiness : the dark arts of mathematical deception, Charles Seife

Label
Proofiness : the dark arts of mathematical deception
Title
Proofiness
Title remainder
the dark arts of mathematical deception
Statement of responsibility
Charles Seife
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The bestselling author of "Zero" shows how mathematical misinformation pervades--and shapes--our daily lives
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seife, Charles
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QA99
LC item number
.S45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Pseudoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Pseudoscience
  • Getallen
  • Berekeningen
  • Statistiek
  • Manipulatie
  • Pseudowetenschap
  • Mathematik
  • Pseudowissenschaft
  • Matematik
  • Mathematics
  • Pseudoscience
Label
Proofiness : the dark arts of mathematical deception, Charles Seife
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-286) 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
Introduction : Proofiness -- Phony facts, phony figures -- Rorschach's demon -- Risky business -- Poll cats -- Electile dysfunction -- An unfair vote -- Alternate realities -- Propaganda by the numbers -- Appendix A : Statistical error -- Appendix B : Electronic voting -- Appendix C : The prosecutor's fallacy
Control code
ocn555645059
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
295 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780670022168
Lccn
2010012127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670022168
  • (OCoLC)555645059
Label
Proofiness : the dark arts of mathematical deception, Charles Seife
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-286) 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
Introduction : Proofiness -- Phony facts, phony figures -- Rorschach's demon -- Risky business -- Poll cats -- Electile dysfunction -- An unfair vote -- Alternate realities -- Propaganda by the numbers -- Appendix A : Statistical error -- Appendix B : Electronic voting -- Appendix C : The prosecutor's fallacy
Control code
ocn555645059
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
295 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780670022168
Lccn
2010012127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670022168
  • (OCoLC)555645059

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