Principles of Uncertainty (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science)

Principles of Uncertainty (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science)

Joseph B. Kadane


An intuitive and mathematical advent to subjective likelihood and Bayesian statistics.

An obtainable, finished advisor to the idea of Bayesian records, Principles of Uncertainty offers the subjective Bayesian process, which has performed a pivotal position in online game idea, economics, and the new increase in Markov Chain Monte Carlo tools. either rigorous and pleasant, the publication contains:

  • Introductory chapters interpreting each one new notion or assumption
  • Just-in-time arithmetic – the presentation of principles prior to they're applied
  • Summary and workouts on the finish of every chapter
  • Discussion of maximization of anticipated software
  • The fundamentals of Markov Chain Monte Carlo computing techniques
  • Problems related to a couple of decision-maker

Written in an attractive, inviting type, and choked with attention-grabbing examples, Principles of Uncertainty introduces the main compelling elements of arithmetic, computing, and philosophy as they endure on facts. even if many books current the computation of quite a few records and algorithms whereas slightly skimming the philosophical ramifications of subjective chance, this e-book takes a distinct tack. by way of addressing how one can take into consideration uncertainty, this e-book supplies readers the instinct and figuring out required to settle on a selected approach for a specific purpose.

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