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

Flavio Coelho fccoelho@gmail....
Thu Feb 16 05:07:03 CST 2012

Thanks for the tip about the book, I just bought it!



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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