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Published: 2011

Author: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

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Size: 336 Pages

ISBN: 0300169698

The Theory That Would Not Die : How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

Don't let the long title fool you. This book masterfully explains Bayes Rule in a very approachable and synthesized manner. Utilizing two centuries of history, the author tells a compelling and engaging story to provide perspective on this statistical method.

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