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  • How to Read Numbers

    A Guide to Statistics in the News (and Knowing When to Trust Them)

    by Tom Chivers and 1 more

    'Even one glass of wine a day raises the risk of cancer''Hate crimes have doubled in five years''Fizzy drinks make teenagers violent'Every day, most of us will read or watch something in the news that is based on statistics in some way. Sometimes it'll be obvious - 'X people develop cancer every year' - and sometimes less obvious - 'How smartphones destroyed a generation'. Statistics are an ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Technical Analysis of Stock Trends

    by Robert D. Edwards and 2 more

    This revised and updated version of the best-selling book, Technical Analysis of Stock Trends, 10th Edition, presents proven long- and short-term stock trend analysis enabling investors to make smart, profitable trading decisions. The book covers technical theory such as The Dow Theory, reversal patterns, consolidation formations, trends and channels, technical analysis of commodity charts, and ... Read more

    $151.90 AUD

  • The Black Swan

    The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This book is all about Black Swans: the random events that underlie our lives, from bestsellers to world disasters. Their ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fooled by Randomness

    The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

    by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    'One of the smartest books of all time' Fortune'The hottest thinker in the world' Sunday TimesEveryone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable?This book is the bestselling sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chancing It

    The Laws of Chance and How They Can Work for You

    by Robert Matthews and 1 more

    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

  • Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

    by Charles Wheelan

    The best-selling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book about statistics that you’ll welcome and enjoy.Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • The Art of Statistics

    Learning from Data

    by David Spiegelhalter

    series Pelican Books
    'A statistical national treasure' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2'Required reading for all politicians, journalists, medics and anyone who tries to influence people (or is influenced) by statistics. A tour de force' Popular ScienceDo busier hospitals have higher survival rates? How many trees are there on the planet? Why do old men have big ears? David Spiegelhalter reveals the answers to these and many ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Drunkard's Walk

    How Randomness Rules Our Lives

    by Leonard Mlodinow

    Leonard Mlodinow's The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives is an exhilarating, eye-opening guide to understanding our random world.Randomness and uncertainty surround everything we do. So why are we so bad at understanding them?The same tools that help us understand the random paths of molecules can be applied to the randomness that governs so many aspects of our everyday lives, from ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Field Guide to Lies and Statistics

    A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

    by Daniel Levitin

    A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized MindWe live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our fingertips, but are too often biased, distorted, or outright lies. From unemployment figures to voting polls, IQ tests to divorce rates, we're bombarded by seemingly plausible statistics ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Book of Why

    The New Science of Cause and Effect

    by Judea Pearl and 1 more

    The hugely influential book on how the understanding of causality revolutionized science and the world, by the pioneer of artificial intelligence'Wonderful ... illuminating and fun to read' Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize-winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow'Correlation does not imply causation.' For decades, this mantra was invoked by scientists in order to avoid taking positions as to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Statistics Using Stata

    An Integrative Approach

    by Sharon Lawner Weinberg and 1 more

    Engaging and accessible to students from a wide variety of mathematical backgrounds, Statistics Using Stata combines the teaching of statistical concepts with the acquisition of the popular Stata software package. It closely aligns Stata commands with numerous examples based on real data, enabling students to develop a deep understanding of statistics in a way that reflects statistical practice. ... Read more

    $68.30 AUD

  • The Theory That Would Not Die

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

    by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

    "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

    $20.23 AUD

  • Calling Bullshit

    The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World

    by Jevin D. West and 1 more

    **An indispensable handbook to the art of scepticism from two brilliantly contrarian scientists.We think we know bullshit when we hear it, but do we?**Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Start-up culture elevates hype to high art. The world is awash in bullshit, and we're drowning in it.Based on a popular course at the University of Washington, this book ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • How to Make the World Add Up

    Ten Rules for Thinking Differently About Numbers

    by Tim Harford

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BUSINESS BESTSELLER'Harford is our most likeable champion of reason and rigour... clear, clever and always highly readable' Times' Books of the Year'If you aren't in love with stats before reading this book, you will be by the time you're done. Powerful, persuasive, and in these truth-defying times, indispensable'Caroline Criado Perez, author of Invisible Women</str... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Scorecasting

    The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won

    by Tobias Moskowitz and 1 more

    In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.Drawing from Moskowitz's original research, as well as studies from fellow ... Read more

    $20.12 AUD

  • Statistics

    by BarCharts and 1 more

    This guide is a must for any student taking statistics. It contains key equations and formulas all sealed with lamination. ... Read more

    $8.24 AUD

  • Weaponized Lies

    How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

    by Daniel Levitin

    A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized MindWe live in a world where the line between truth and lies is increasingly blurred by euphemistic terms such as 'post-truth', 'counter-knowledge', 'fringe theories' and others. In a world where anyone can become an expert at the click of a button, we're worse equipped than ever to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How Contagion Works

    Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - The short essay that helped change the Covid-19 debate

    by Paolo Giordano and 1 more

    'Lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here' Evening Standard'Taking a breather from bewildering statistics and terrible tales of contagion to read Giordano's book was a jolt of brevity and simplicity... It takes concepts that have been dancing away in our minds, just out of reach, and lines them up neatly' The ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • What the Luck?

    The Surprising Role of Chance in Our Everyday Lives

    by Gary Smith

    We underestimate the importance of luck in our lives. We think too highly of the golfer who wins the British Open and, if he loses the next tournament, we speculate that he slacked off. Although the winner is surely an excellent golfer, good luck in how the ball bounced and how it rolled afterwards outside of the golfer's control also played an important role. An insufficient appreciation of ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics, 4th Edition

    by John Schiller and 2 more

    The ideal review for your probability and statistics courseMore than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in this field, Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics covers what you need to know for your course and, more important, your exams. Step-by-step, the authors walk you through coming up ... Read more

    $29.58 AUD

  • The Improbability Principle

    Why coincidences, miracles and rare events happen all the time

    by David Hand

    Why is it that incredibly unlikely phenomena actually happen quite regularly and why should we, in fact, expect such things to happen? Here, in this highly original book - aimed squarely at anyone with an interest in coincidences, probability or gambling - eminent statistician David Hand answers this question by weaving together various strands of probability into a unified explanation, which he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Probability: A Very Short Introduction

    by John Haigh

    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

    $11.65 AUD

  • Statistics II for Dummies

    by Deborah J. Rumsey

    The ideal supplement and study guide for students preparing for advanced statisticsPacked with fresh and practical examples appropriate for a range of degree-seeking students, Statistics II For Dummies helps any reader succeed in an upper-level statistics course. It picks up with data analysis where Statistics For Dummies left off, featuring new and updated examples, real-world applications, and ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD