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The theory that would not die : how Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted down Russian submarines, & emerged triumphant from two centuries of controversy

著者: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
出版商: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
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"Bayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem: by updating our initial beliefs with objective new information, we get a new and improved belief. To its adherents, it is an elegant statement about learning from experience. To its opponents, it is subjectivity run amok. In the first-ever account of Bayes' rule for general readers, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores this controversial theorem and the  再读一些...
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McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch.
Theory that would not die.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010045037
(OCoLC)670481486
材料类型: 文献, 互联网资源
文件类型: 互联网资源, 计算机文档
所有的著者/提供者: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
ISBN: 9780300175097 0300175094
OCLC号码: 724024998
描述: 1 online resource (xiii, 320 p.)
内容: pt. 1. Enlightenment and the Anti-Bayesian reaction --
pt. 2. Second World War era --
pt. 3. The glorious revival --
pt. 4. To prove its worth --
pt. 5. Victory 211.
责任: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne.

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Offers an account of Bayes' rule for general readers. This title explores this controversial theorem and the human obsessions surrounding it. She traces its discovery by an amateur mathematician in  再读一些...

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