Bayesian Statistics the Fun Way
Understanding Statistics and Probability with Star Wars, LEGO, and Rubber Ducks
|Price||$17.99 - $28.06
|Publisher||No Starch Press|
|Format||Paper book / ebook (PDF)|
Probability and statistics are increasingly important in a huge range of professions. But many people use data in ways they don't even understand, meaning they aren't getting the most from it. Bayesian Statistics the Fun Way will change that.
This book will give you a complete understanding of Bayesian statistics through simple explanations and un-boring examples. Find out the probability of UFOs landing in your garden, how likely Han Solo is to survive a flight through an asteroid belt, how to win an argument about conspiracy theories, and whether a burglary really was a burglary, to name a few examples.
By using these off-the-beaten-track examples, the author actually makes learning statistics fun. And you'll learn real skills, like how to: How to measure your own level of uncertainty in a conclusion or belief; Calculate Bayes theorem and understand what it's useful for; Find the posterior, likelihood, and prior to check the accuracy of your conclusions; Calculate distributions to see the range of your data; Compare hypotheses and draw reliable conclusions from them.
Next time you find yourself with a sheaf of survey results and no idea what to do with them, turn to Bayesian Statistics the Fun Way to get the most value from your data.
4 5 45
by Allen B. Downey
If you know how to program with Python and also know a little about probability, you're ready to tackle Bayesian statistics. With this book, you'll learn how to solve statistical problems with Python code instead of mathematical notation, and use discrete probability distributions instead of continuous mathematics. Once you get the math o...
Price: $23.99 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2013
by Michael Fogus, Chris Houser
If you've seen how dozens of lines of Java or Ruby can dissolve into just a few lines of Clojure, you'll know why the authors of this book call it a "joyful language". Clojure is a dialect of Lisp that runs on the JVM. It combines the nice features of a scripting language with the powerful features of a production enviro...
Price: $32.20 | Publisher: Manning | Release: 2011
by Zed A. Shaw
Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for becoming a truly effective Python 3.x developer. Follow it and you will succeed - just like the tens of millions of programmers he's already taught. You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, Zed Shaw taught y...
Price: $23.22 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2017
by Zed A. Shaw
Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for learning Python. Follow it and you will succeed-just like the hundreds of thousands of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.In Learn Python the Hard Way, 3rd Edition, you'll learn Python by working thr...
Price: $13.01 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2013
by Jesse Liberty, Brian MacDonald
If you're new to C#, this popular book is the ideal way to get started. Completely revised for the latest version of the language, Learning C# 3.0 starts with the fundamentals and takes you through intermediate and advanced C# features - including generics, interfaces, delegates, lambda expressions, and LINQ. You'll also learn how to buil...
Price: $29.50 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2008
by Ian Lloyd
Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS, 2nd Edition teaches web development from scratch, without assuming any previous knowledge of HTML, CSS or web development techniques. This book introduces you to HTML and CSS as you follow along with the author, step-by-step, to build a fully functional web site from the groun...
Price: $2.95 | Publisher: SitePoint | Release: 2008
by Bryson Payne
Java is the world's most popular programming language, but it's known for having a steep learning curve. Learn Java the Easy Way takes the chore out of learning Java with hands-on projects that will get you building real, functioning apps right away.You'll start by familiarizing yourself with JShell, Java's interactive command line shell ...
Price: $9.99 | Publisher: No Starch Press | Release: 2017
by Ulisses Almeida
Functional programming offers useful techniques for building maintainable and scalable software that solves today's difficult problems. The demand for software written in this way is increasing - you don't want to miss out. In this book, you'll not only learn Elixir and its features, you'll also learn the mindset required to program funct...
Price: $29.78 | Publisher: The Pragmatic Programmers | Release: 2018