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The Resource The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

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The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy
Title
The theory that would not die
Title remainder
how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem: by updating our initial beliefs with objective new information, we get a new and improved belief. This is an account of Bayes' rule for general readers, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores this theorem and the human obsessions surrounding it
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch
Dewey number
  • 519.5'42
  • 519.542
  • 519.542
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bayesian statistical decision theory
  • Mathematics
Target audience
specialized
Label
The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780300169690
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780300169690
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, and emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780300169690
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780300169690
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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