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Author Silver, Nate, 1978-

Title The signal and the noise : why most predictions fail --but some don't / Nate Silver.

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    519.542 SIL    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    519.542 SIL    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    519.542 SIL    Available
Description 534 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction.
Subject Forecasting.
Forecasting -- Methodology.
Forecasting -- History.
Bayesian statistical decision theory.
Knowledge, Theory of.
ISBN 9781594204111
159420411X

 
    
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