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The signal and the noise : why so many predictions fail-- but some don't

Author: Nate Silver
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author has built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and has become a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, he examines the world of prediction.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nate Silver
ISBN: 9781101595954 1101595957
OCLC Number: 1194646714
Notes: "Updated for 2020"
Print originally published: 2012
"Published with a new preface in Penguin Books 2015"
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 536 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A catastrophic failure of prediction --
Are you smarter than a television pundit? --
All I care about is W's and L's --
For years you've been telling us that rain is green --
Desperately seeking signal --
How to drown in three feet of water --
Role models --
Less and less and less wrong --
Rage against the machines --
The poker bubble --
If you can't beat 'em--
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A climate of healthy skepticism --
What you don't know can hurt you
Other Titles: Why so many predictions fail-- but some don't
Responsibility: Nate Silver

Abstract:

The author has built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and has become a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, he examines the world of prediction.

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