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The rhizosphere : an ecological perspective

Author: Zoe G Cardon; Julie Lynn Whitbeck
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the role of probability in modern science. Using the developments in fundamental physics as examples, this book shows how central is the need to deal with uncertainty and incomplete  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zoe G Cardon; Julie Lynn Whitbeck
ISBN: 0198567626 9780198567622
OCLC Number: 656148669
Description: xix, 212 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Probable Nature ; 2. The Logic of Uncertainty ; 3. Lies, Damned Lies, and Astronomy ; 4. Bayesians Versus Frequentists ; 5. Randomness ; 6. From Engines and Entropy ; 7. Quantum Roulette ; 8. Believing the Big Bang ; 9. Cosmos and Its Discontents ; 10. Life, the Universe and Everything ; 11. Summing Up
Responsibility: edited by Zoe G. Cardon and Julie L. Whitbeck.
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...refreshingly opinionated writing... * Jim Bennett, Times Literary Supplement * ...the book provides a truly enjoyable overview of the role of probability in science, as well as in everyday life. Read more...

 
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