Cover image for
Title:
The signal and the noise : why most predictions fail-- but some don't / Nate Silver.
Call Number:
519.542 SIL
Publication Date:
2012.
Publisher:
New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
534 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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.
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.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1392305
Holds:

Available:*

Library
Collection
Call Number
Material Type
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.542 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book
Searching...
Searching...
Searching...
519.5 SIL Adult Non-fiction Book*
Searching...

On Order