The Theory of Probability: Theory Of Probability 3/e by Harold JeffreysThe Theory of Probability: Theory Of Probability 3/e by Harold Jeffreys

The Theory of Probability: Theory Of Probability 3/e

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Another title in the reissued Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences series, Jeffrey's Theory of Probability, first published in 1939, was the first to develop a fundamental theory of scientific inference based on the ideas of Bayesian statistics. His ideas were way ahead of their timeand it is only in the past ten years that the subject of Bayes' factors has been significantly developed and extended. Until recently the two schools of statistics (Bayesian and Frequentist) were distinctly different and set apart. Recent work (aided by increased computer power and availability) haschanged all that and today's graduate students and researchers all require an understanding of Bayesian ideas. This book is their starting point.

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Sir Harold Jeffreys is at University of Cambridge.
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Title:The Theory of Probability: Theory Of Probability 3/eFormat:PaperbackDimensions:470 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:July 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198503687

ISBN - 13:9780198503682

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Table of Contents

1. Fundamental notions2. Direct probabilities3. Estimation problems4. Approximate methods and simplifications5. Significance tests: one new parameter6. Significance tests: various complications7. Frequency definitions and direct methods8. General questions

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`This is an important book by an extraordinary scientist.'New Scientist, 3 October 1998