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A certain uncertainty : nature's random ways

By: Silverman, Mark P. (Trinity College, Connecticut)

1107032814 / 9781107032811
Laminated
530.1595
10/07/2014
Stock expected by 30/01/2020
England
25 cm 640 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Based around a series of real-life scenarios, this engaging introduction to statistical reasoning will teach you how to apply powerful statistical, qualitative and probabilistic tools in a technical context.

From analysis of electricity bills, baseball statistics, and stock market fluctuations, through to profound questions about physics of fermions and bosons, decaying nuclei, and climate change, each chapter introduces relevant physical, statistical and mathematical principles step-by-step in an engaging narrative style, helping to develop practical proficiency in the use of probability and statistical reasoning.

With numerous illustrations making it easy to focus on the most important information, this insightful book is perfect for students and researchers of any discipline interested in the interwoven tapestry of probability, statistics, and physics.

BIC:

PHS Statistical physics

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