[SciPy-User] [OT] Bayesian vs. frequentist

nicky van foreest vanforeest@gmail....
Thu Feb 16 09:22:58 CST 2012


+1. I added the book to my wish list. I also enjoy(ed) the discussion.

Nicky

On 16 February 2012 12:07, Flavio Coelho <fccoelho@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the tip about the book, I just bought it!
>
> cheers,
>
> Flávo
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> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 04:56, Jerry <lanceboyle@qwest.net> wrote:
>>
>> Well, this is an interesting discussion. On a lighter but probably no less
>> interesting note, there is a new book by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, "The
>> Theory That Would Not Die -- How Bayes' rule cracked the enigma code, hunted
>> down Russian submarines, & emerged triumphant from two centuries of
>> controversy." It is an amazingly detailed history of Bayes' Rule (did you
>> know that it really should be called Laplace's Rule?) often vis-à-vis
>> frequentism.
>>
>> Jerry
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