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The Resource Do dice play God? : the mathematics of uncertainty, Ian Stewart

Do dice play God? : the mathematics of uncertainty, Ian Stewart

Label
Do dice play God? : the mathematics of uncertainty
Title
Do dice play God?
Title remainder
the mathematics of uncertainty
Statement of responsibility
Ian Stewart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bestselling author Professor Ian Stewart explores the history and mathematics of uncertainty. Touching on gambling, probability, statistics, financial and weather forecasts, censuses, medical studies, chaos, quantum physics, and climate, he makes one thing clear: a reasonable probability is the only certainty
Tone
Writing style
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10807423
Cataloging source
FM0
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stewart, Ian
Dewey number
519.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA273
LC item number
.S74 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Probabilities
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the mathematics of uncertainty
Label
Do dice play God? : the mathematics of uncertainty, Ian Stewart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Six ages of uncertainty -- Reading the entrails -- Roll of the dice -- Toss of a coin -- Too much information -- Fallacies and paradoxes -- Social physics -- How certain are you? -- Law and disorder -- Unpredicting the predictable -- The weather factory -- Remedial measures -- Financial fortune-telling -- Our Bayesian brain -- Quantum uncertainty -- Do dice play God? -- Exploiting uncertainty -- Unknown unknowns
Control code
on1112737615
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781541699472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1112737615
Label
Do dice play God? : the mathematics of uncertainty, Ian Stewart
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Six ages of uncertainty -- Reading the entrails -- Roll of the dice -- Toss of a coin -- Too much information -- Fallacies and paradoxes -- Social physics -- How certain are you? -- Law and disorder -- Unpredicting the predictable -- The weather factory -- Remedial measures -- Financial fortune-telling -- Our Bayesian brain -- Quantum uncertainty -- Do dice play God? -- Exploiting uncertainty -- Unknown unknowns
Control code
on1112737615
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781541699472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1112737615

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