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  • The Theory That Would Not Die

    How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, & Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of C

    "This account of how a once reviled theory, Baye’s rule, came to underpin modern life is both approachable and engrossing" (Sunday Times).A New York Times Book Review Editors’ ChoiceBayes' rule appears to be a straightforward, one-line theorem: by updating our initial beliefs with objective new information, we get a new and improved belief. To its adherents, it is an elegant statement about ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Signal and the Noise

    The Art and Science of Prediction

    by Nate Silver ...
    The International Bestseller by 'The Galileo of number crunchers' (Independent)Every time we choose a route to work, decide whether to go on a second date, or set aside money for a rainy day, we are making a prediction about the future. Yet from the financial crisis to ecological disasters, we routinely fail to foresee hugely significant events, often at great cost to society. The rise of 'big ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Chancing It

    The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

    Make your own luck by understanding probabilityOver the years, some very smart people have thought they understood the rules of chance?only to fail dismally. Whether you call it probability, risk, or uncertainty, the workings of chance often defy common sense. Fortunately, advances in math and science have revealed the laws of chance, and understanding those laws can help in your everyday life.In ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • An Introduction to Stochastic Processes in Physics

    by Don S. Lemons ...
    This “lucid, masterfully written introduction to an often difficult subject . . . belongs on the bookshelf of every student of statistical physics” (Dr. Brian J. Albright, Applied Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory).This book provides an accessible introduction to stochastic processes in physics and describes the basic mathematical tools of the trade: probability, random walks, and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Statistics For Dummies

    The fun and easy way to get down to business with statisticsStymied by statistics? No fear? this friendly guide offers clear, practical explanations of statistical ideas, techniques, formulas, and calculations, with lots of examples that show you how these concepts apply to your everyday life.Statistics For Dummies shows you how to interpret and critique graphs and charts, determine the odds with ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Probability: A Very Short Introduction

    by John Haigh ...
    Series series Very Short Introductions
    Making good decisions under conditions of uncertainty - which is the norm - requires a sound appreciation of the way random chance works. As analysis and modelling of most aspects of the world, and all measurement, are necessarily imprecise and involve uncertainties of varying degrees, the understanding and management of probabilities is central to much work in the sciences and economics.In this ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Bayesian Statistics the Fun Way

    Understanding Statistics and Probability with Star Wars, LEGO, and Rubber Ducks

    by Will Kurt ...
    Fun guide to learning Bayesian statistics and probability through unusual and illustrative examples.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 ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • Bernoulli's Fallacy

    Statistical Illogic and the Crisis of Modern Science

    There is a logical flaw in the statistical methods used across experimental science. This fault is not a minor academic quibble: it underlies a reproducibility crisis now threatening entire disciplines. In an increasingly statistics-reliant society, this same deeply rooted error shapes decisions in medicine, law, and public policy with profound consequences. The foundation of the problem is a ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Mathematical Modelling of Zombies

    Edited by Robert Smith? ...
    In this terrible new COVID-19 world, the University of Ottawa is doing its part by offering a 50% discount on this very important book. We decided not to rewrite the witty book description, though we realize it is tone-deaf at the present moment, as we wanted to give readers a sense of the tone of this title. But don’t be deceived: while a fun read, this book will help you better understand how ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Performance Modeling and Design of Computer Systems

    Queueing Theory in Action

    Tackling the questions that systems designers care about, this book brings queueing theory decisively back to computer science. The book is written with computer scientists and engineers in mind and is full of examples from computer systems, as well as manufacturing and operations research. Fun and readable, the book is highly approachable, even for undergraduates, while still being thoroughly ... Read more

    $119.99 AUD

  • Introduction to Probability, Second Edition

    Series series Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science
    Developed from celebrated Harvard statistics lectures, Introduction to Probability provides essential language and toolsfor understanding statistics, randomness, and uncertainty. The book explores a wide variety of applications and examples, ranging from coincidences and paradoxes to Google PageRank and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). Additional application areas explored include genetics, ... Read more

    $190.99 AUD


    Series series Demystified

    $30.99 AUD

  • Doing Data Science

    Straight Talk from the Frontline

    Now that people are aware that data can make the difference in an election or a business model, data science as an occupation is gaining ground. But how can you get started working in a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary field that’s so clouded in hype? This insightful book, based on Columbia University’s Introduction to Data Science class, tells you what you need to know.In many of these chapter ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Probability For Dummies

    Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problemsIncrease your chances of acing that probability exam -- or winning at the casino!Whether you're hitting the books for a probability or statistics course or hitting the tables at a casino, working out probabilities can be problematic. This book helps you even the odds. Using easy-to-understand explanations and examples, it ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • An Invitation to Statistics in Wasserstein Space

    Series series SpringerBriefs in Probability and Mathematical Statistics
    This open access book presents the key aspects of statistics in Wasserstein spaces, i.e. statistics in the space of probability measures when endowed with the geometry of optimal transportation. Further to reviewing state-of-the-art aspects, it also provides an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of this current topic, as well as an overview that will serve as an invitation and catalyst ... Read more


  • BAYES Theorem

    by Jeffery Short ...
    BAYES TheoremAn easy guide with visual examplesDo you want to join the class of successful mathematicians who used this book to learn all about Bayes theorem? Then, all you need to do is download this book, the rest will be history.WHAT IS BAYES THEOREM?Bayes theorem describes the likelihood of an event occurring based on any additional information that is related to the event of interest. This ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Practical Time Series Analysis

    Prediction with Statistics and Machine Learning

    Time series data analysis is increasingly important due to the massive production of such data through the internet of things, the digitalization of healthcare, and the rise of smart cities. As continuous monitoring and data collection become more common, the need for competent time series analysis with both statistical and machine learning techniques will increase.Covering innovations in time ... Read more

    $60.99 AUD

  • Probability for Finance

    Series series Mastering Mathematical Finance
    Students and instructors alike will benefit from this rigorous, unfussy text, which keeps a clear focus on the basic probabilistic concepts required for an understanding of financial market models, including independence and conditioning. Assuming only some calculus and linear algebra, the text develops key results of measure and integration, which are applied to probability spaces and random ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • What Is Random?

    Chance and Order in Mathematics and Life

    We all know what randomness is. Or do we? Randomness turns out to be one of those concepts that works just fine on an everyday level, but becomes muddled upon close inspection. People familiar with quantum indeterminacy tell us that order is an illusion and that the world is fundamentally random. Yet these same people also say that randomness is an illusion: The appearance of randomness is only a ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

  • Introduction To Stochastic Calculus With Applications (2nd Edition)

    This book presents a concise treatment of stochastic calculus and its applications. It gives a simple but rigorous treatment of the subject including a range of advanced topics, it is useful for practitioners who use advanced theoretical results. It covers advanced applications, such as models in mathematical finance, biology and engineering.Self-contained and unified in presentation, the book ... Read more

    $54.99 AUD

  • Day and Night the Hands Go Around The Clock! Telling Time for Kids - Baby & Toddler Time Books

    It’s daytime, it’s nighttime! Can you tell me what time it is now? Telling time is an important concept that a child will begin to understand after introduction to skip counting. It will introduce a child to the fact that numerals may mean differently. Telling time and learning all these basic math concepts have never been made easier. Here’s an educational book that’s perfect for your child! ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Informal Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Maple

    Series series Universitext
    The book presents an introduction to Stochastic Processes including Markov Chains, Birth and Death processes, Brownian motion and Autoregressive models. The emphasis is on simplifying both the underlying mathematics and the conceptual understanding of random processes. In particular, non-trivial computations are delegated to a computer-algebra system, specifically Maple (although other systems can ... Read more

    $76.99 AUD

  • The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis

    Like a lot of people, Miu has had trouble learning regression analysis. But with new motivation—in the form of a handsome but shy customer—and the help of her brilliant café coworker Risa, she’s determined to master it.Follow along with Miu and Risa in The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis as they calculate the effect of temperature on iced tea orders, predict bakery revenues, and work out the ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Norms in the Wild

    How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

    The philosopher Cristina Bicchieri here develops her theory of social norms, most recently explained in her 2006 volume The Grammar of Society. Bicchieri challenges many of the fundamental assumptions of the social sciences. She argues that when it comes to human behavior, social scientists place too much stress on rational deliberation. In fact, many choices occur without much deliberation at all ... Read more

    $59.99 AUD