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Logic of Miracles Making Sense of Rare, Really Rare, and Impossibly Rare Events
ISBN: HB: 9780300224153, Yale University Press, April 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.
We live in a much more turbulent world than we like to think, but the science we use to analyze economic, financial, and statistical events mostly disregards the world's essentially chaotic nature. We need to get used to the idea that wildly improbab...
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£25,00
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Soccer Analytics Successful Coaching Through Match Analyses
ISBN: PB: 9781782550815, Meyer & Meyer Sport, September 2017
344 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 199 colour illus.
Match analysis in soccer has become more and more important in recent years. Nowadays, no professional soccer club plays a single match without having analyzed their own and their opponents' matches to find the best possible match plan and maximize t...
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£14,00
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Arithmetic
ISBN: HB: 9780674972230, Harvard University Press, August 2017
240 pp., 21x14 cm, 58 line illus.
Because evolution endowed humans with a complement of ten fingers, a grouping size of ten seems natural to us, perhaps even ideal. But from the perspective of mathematics, groupings of ten are arbitrary, and can have serious shortcomings. Twelve woul...
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£16,00
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Observation and Experiment An Introduction to Causal Inference
ISBN: HB: 9780674975576, Harvard University Press, August 2017
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 13 graphs, 28 tables
In the daily news and the scientific literature, we are faced with conflicting claims about the effects caused by some treatments, behaviors, and policies. A daily glass of wine prolongs life, or so we are told. Yet we are also told that alcohol can...
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£25,00
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Everyday Mathematics for Parents What You Need to Know to Help Your Child Succeed
ISBN: PB: 9780226265483, University of Chicago Press, July 2017
176 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 67 halftones, 177 line drawings, 6 tables
The Everyday Mathematics (EM) program was developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) and is now used in more than 185,000 classrooms by almost three million students. Its research-based learning delivers the kinds of re...
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£10,00
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Evidence
ISBN: PB: 9780226466378, ISBN: HB: 9780226466231, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
240 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 2 tables
Howard S. Becker is a master of his discipline. His reputation as a teacher, as well as a sociologist, is supported by his best-selling quartet of sociological guidebooks: "Writing for Social Scientists", "Tricks of the Trade", "Telling About Society...
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£15,00
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£45,00
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Mathematics Lover's Companion Masterpieces for Everyone
ISBN: HB: 9780300223002, Yale University Press, May 2017
296 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, 106 black&white illus.
Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment. How can a shape have more than one dimension but fewer than two? What is the best way to elect public officials when more than two candidates are vying for the office? Is it p...
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£18,00
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Inferences with Ignorance Logics of Questions
ISBN: PB: 9788024631813, Karolinum Press, February 2017
100 pp., 24.1x17.1 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Inferences with Ignorance" focuses on two formal logic systems that employ the type of inferences in which questions are used in addition to statements. Not merely capturing questions as...
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£15,00
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Studies in Weak Arithmetics Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9781575869537, Center for the Study of Language and Information, February 2017
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The field of weak arithmetics is an application of logical methods to number theory that was developed by mathematicians, philosophers, and theoretical computer scientists. This third volume in the weak arithmetics collection contains nine substantiv...
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£30,00
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Quantifying Life A Symbiosis of Computation, Mathematics, and Biology
ISBN: PB: 9780226371764, ISBN: HB: 9780226371627, University of Chicago Press, August 2016
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 90 halftones
Since the time of Isaac Newton, physicists have used mathematics to describe the behavior of matter of all sizes, from subatomic particles to galaxies. In the past three decades, as advances in molecular biology have produced an avalanche of data, co...
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£26,00
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£73,00
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