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Logic of statistical inference

Author: Ian Hacking
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©1965
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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One of Ian Hacking's earliest publications, this book showcases his early ideas on the central concepts and questions surrounding statistical reasoning. He explores the basic principles of statistical reasoning and tests them, both at a philosophical level and in terms of their practical consequences for statisticians. Presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, and including a specially commissioned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hacking, Ian.
Logic of statistical inference.
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015049113
(OCoLC)928777796
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Hacking
ISBN: 9781316534960 1316534960
OCLC Number: 960275939
Notes: Originally published: 1965.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 215 pages)
Contents: Long run frequencies --
The chance set-up --
Support --
The long run --
The law of likelihood --
Statistical tests --
Theories of testing --
Random sampling --
The fiducial argument --
Estimation --
Point estimation --
Bayes' theory --
The subjective theory.
Responsibility: Ian Hacking.

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