Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics

Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics


during this vigorous examine either topics, David Williams convinces arithmetic scholars of the intrinsic curiosity of records and chance, and records scholars that the language of arithmetic can carry actual perception and readability to their topic. He is helping scholars construct the instinct wanted, in a presentation enriched with examples drawn from all demeanour of purposes. information chapters current either the Frequentist and Bayesian techniques, emphasizing self belief periods instead of speculation attempt, and contain Gibbs-sampling ideas for the sensible implementation of Bayesian equipment. A vital bankruptcy supplies the idea of Linear Regression and ANOVA, and explains how MCMC tools let larger flexibility in modeling. C or WinBUGS code is supplied for computational examples and simulations.

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