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PENGUIN GROUP USA "The Signal and the Noise" Book

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  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't"
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "The Signal and the Noise" Book
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "The Signal and the Noise" Book is written by Nate Silver and deals with a catastrophic failure of prediction.

PENGUIN GROUP USA "The Signal and the Noise" Book contains chapters on years you've been telling us that rain is green. Book describes about rage against the machines and a climate of healthy skepticism.

  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades adult
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't"
  • Author: Nate Silver
  • Subject: General political science/politics - general/mathematics - probability and statistics
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/27/2012
  • Size: 9.5"H x 6.45"W x 1"D
  • Audience: Professional
  • Explores unanticipated commonalities and exposes unexpected juxtapositions
  • Observes that the most accurate forecasters tend to have a superior command of probability and they tend to be both humble and hardworking
  • Human element is still essential in predicting advances in science, technology and even politics... if we were only wise enough to learn from our mistakes
  • Examines the world of prediction, investigating how we can distinguish a true signal from a universe of noisy data
  • Provides unpredictably illuminating insights differentiating objective and subjective realities in forecasting our future
  • Author makes a serious and systematic effort to show us how to clean the noise off the signal
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages in Book 544
Book Language English
Book Reading Level Graduate School
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