Subjective Probability: The Real Thing

Subjective Probability: The Real Thing

by Richard Jeffrey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521829712

ISBN-13: 9780521829717

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

"This book offers a concise survey of basic probability theory from a thoroughly subjective point of view whereby probability is a mode of judgment." After an introduction to basic probability theory, there are chapters on scientific hypothesis-testing, on changing your mind in response to generally uncertain observations, on expectations of the values of random…  See more details below

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"This book offers a concise survey of basic probability theory from a thoroughly subjective point of view whereby probability is a mode of judgment." After an introduction to basic probability theory, there are chapters on scientific hypothesis-testing, on changing your mind in response to generally uncertain observations, on expectations of the values of random variables, on de Finetti's dissolution of the so-called problem of induction, and on decision theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521829717
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Probability primer1
2Testing scientific theories29
3Probability dynamics; collaboration51
4Expectation primer62
5Updating on statistics76
6Choosing98
References115
Index121

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