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Understanding Uncertainty

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ISBN-10: 1118650123

ISBN-13: 9781118650127

Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Dennis V. Lindley

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From television game shows and gambling techniques to weather forecasting and the financial markets, virtually every aspect of modern life involves situations in which the outcomes are uncertain and of varying qualities. But as noted statistician Dennis Lindley writes in this distinctive text, "We want you to face up to uncertainty, not hide it away under false concepts, but to understand it and, moreover, to use the recent discoveries so that you can act in the face of uncertainty more sensibly than would have been possible without the skill." Accessibly written at an elementary level, this outstanding text examines uncertainty in various everyday situations and introduces readers to three…    
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Book details

List price: $212.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/13/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.70" long x 1.12" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English