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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
Author
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
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Nate
Dewey number
519.5/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CB158
LC item number
.S54 2015
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."
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
ocn902999990
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 536 pages
Isbn
9780143125082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143125082
  • (OCoLC)902999990
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."
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
ocn902999990
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 536 pages
Isbn
9780143125082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143125082
  • (OCoLC)902999990

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