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
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silver, Nate
Dewey number
519.5/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1260L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
CB158
LC item number
.S54 2012
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-514) 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9781594204111
Lccn
2012027308
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0010948244
  • 671698
Label
The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail--but some don't, Nate Silver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-514) 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9781594204111
Lccn
2012027308
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0010948244
  • 671698

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