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Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability

Author: Colin Bruce
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus, ©2001.
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In these cautionary tales of greedy gamblers, reckless businessmen, and ruthless con men, Sherlock Holmes uses his deep understanding of probability, statistics, decision theory, and game theory to solve crimes and protect the innocent.
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Bruce, Colin.
Conned again, Watson!
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus, c2001
(OCoLC)647404594
Named Person: Sherlock Holmes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Bruce
ISBN: 0738203459 9780738203454 0738205893 9780738205892
OCLC Number: 45803637
Description: ix, 290 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The case of the unfortunate businessman --
The case of the gambling nobleman --
The case of the surprise heir --
The case of the ancient mariner --
The case of the unmarked graves --
The case of the Martian invasion --
Three cases of unfair preferment --
The execution of Andrews --
Three cases of relative honor --
The case of the poor observer --
The case of the perfect accountant --
Three cases of good intentions.
Responsibility: Colin Bruce.
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