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The signal and the noise

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The signal and the noise : why most predictions fail--but some don't

Silver, Nate, 1978-

New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2015.

xvii, 536 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

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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.

Accelerated Reader: Level 12.9 / 29.0 Points

Lexile: 1260L

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ISBN:

9780143125082

LC Call No:

CB158 .S54 2015

Dewey Class No:

519.5/42 23

Author:

Silver, Nate, 1978-

Title:

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

VaryingTitle:

Signal & the noise

Publisher:

New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2015.

Physical:

xvii, 536 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.

Notes:

First published in 2012.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-514) and index.

Citation/Refs:

Choice, April 2013

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, December 2012

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.

Target Audience:

1260 Lexile.

Target Audience:

Adult Follett School Solutions.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 12.9 29.0

Subject:

Forecasting.

Subject:

Forecasting--Methodology.

Subject:

Forecasting--History.

Subject:

Bayesian statistical decision theory.

Subject:

Knowledge, Theory of.

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