Book Title : The Logic of Chance

the logic of chance

Release Date : 2011-06-23
ISBN Code : 013262317X
Book Author : Eugene V. Koonin
Book Publisher : FT Press
Total Pages : 528

Book Summary :

The Logic of Chance offers a reappraisal and a new synthesis of theories, concepts, and hypotheses on the key aspects of the evolution of life on earth in light of comparative genomics and systems biology. The author presents many specific examples from systems and comparative genomic analysis to begin to build a new, much more detailed, complex, and realistic picture of evolution. The book examines a broad range of topics in evolutionary biology including the inadequacy of natural selection and adaptation as the only or even the main mode of evolution; the key role of horizontal gene transfer in evolution and the consequent overhaul of the Tree of Life concept; the central, underappreciated evolutionary importance of viruses; the origin of eukaryotes as a result of endosymbiosis; the concomitant origin of cells and viruses on the primordial earth; universal dependences between genomic and molecular-phenomic variables; and the evolving landscape of constraints that shape the evolution of genomes and molecular phenomes. "Koonin's account of viral and pre-eukaryotic evolution is undoubtedly up-to-date. His "mega views" of evolution (given what was said above) and his cosmological musings, on the other hand, are interesting reading." Summing Up: Recommended Reprinted with permission from CHOICE, copyright by the American Library Association.

Book Title : The Logic Of Chance

the logic of chance

Release Date : 2006-10-01
ISBN Code : 1428663614
Book Author : John Venn
Book Publisher : Kessinger Publishing
Total Pages : 540

Book Summary :

An Essay On The Foundations And Province Of The Theory Of Probability, With Especial Reference To Its Logical Bearings And Its Application To Moral And Social Science, And To Statistics.

Book Title : The Logic of Chance An Essay on the Foundations and Province of the Theory of Probability with Especial Reference to Its Logical Bearings and Its Application to Moral and Social Science and to Statistics

the logic of chance an essay on the foundations and province of the theory of probability with especial reference to its logical bearings and its application to moral and social science and to statistics

Release Date : 2015-12-04
ISBN Code : 134720069X
Book Author : John Venn
Book Publisher : Palala Press
Total Pages : 546

Book Summary :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Book Title : The Logic of Chance Scholar s Choice Edition

the logic of chance scholar s choice edition

Release Date : 2015-02-19
ISBN Code : 1297318714
Book Author : John Venn
Book Publisher :
Total Pages : 540

Book Summary :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Book Title : The Logic of Chance

the logic of chance

Release Date : 2012-08-08
ISBN Code : 9781450230445
Book Author : Alberto Ramon
Book Publisher : iUniverse
Total Pages : 208

Book Summary :

AN ESSENTIAL COMPANION GUIDE TO THE I CHING, THE TIMELESS BOOK OF WISDOM The I Ching, also called The Book of Changes, is reputed to be the oldest book of mankind. It originated in China over 5000 years ago and is being used as an intuitive tool for decision making, forward-thinking, creativity, and insight. Scholars from Confucius to Carl Jung embraced it and wrote valuable comments. The I Ching reveals clarity out of complexity and uncertainty. Thus it enables people all over the world to make sense of their circumstances and take charge of their lives. The I Ching contains a set of 64 symbols called hexagrams that can metaphorically describe any possible situation, suggest the best course of action, and indicate the most likely outcome. In addition, the hexagrams represent categories of meanings. The Logic of Chance describes a new and simpler way to interpret I Ching readings based on holistic perception and pattern recognition. This approach makes it easier to recognize the answers because it reveals the only few significant patterns that relate to each reading. It includes a new interpretive tool: a dictionary that lists the meanings of each hexagram. 75 real-life readings vividly illustrate the clarity and depth of this approach. This companion guide explains by examples the steps for consulting the I Ching and interpreting the result: Formulating the key question Building the hexagrams obtained in the reading Perceiving the few patterns that relate to the reading Understanding the texts of the hexagrams contextually Recognizing the answer Alberto Ramon, MS in engineering, applies systems thinking to I Ching symbolism and interpretation. He currently works as an intuitive business consultant and lives in Northern California.

Book Title : Paul Bley

paul bley

Release Date : 2010
ISBN Code : 1550652524
Book Author : Arrigo Cappelletti
Book Publisher : Vehicule Press
Total Pages : 171

Book Summary :

Arrigo Cappelletti retraces the life one of the most complex and mysterious personalities in the history of jazz. Paul Bley, born in Montreal in 1932, is one of the most important exponents of jazz of the last 50 years. He occupies, among the pantheon of jazz giants, an eccentric and aristocratic position, a reflection of a restless spirit, free and anarchic. An advocate of improvisation, he has always favored free jazz.Bley honed his talent in the bands of Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, Lester Young and Sonny Rollins. He played with jazz icons such as Keith Jarrett, Don Cherry, Ornette Coleman and Carla Bley.

Book Title : The Architecture of Chance

the architecture of chance

Release Date : 1989
ISBN Code : 0195056086
Book Author : Richard Lowry
Book Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Total Pages : 175

Book Summary :

Undergraduate textbooks for statistics courses in the behavioral, biological, and social sciences must devote so much space to the nuts-and-bolts details of statistical methods that they have little left over for the larger conceptual framework of probability theory. This brief, lucid book fills the gap with its intelligible and in-depth explanation of probability, laid out step-by-step in a clear and congenial fashion. Even the student with little background in mathematics will find it readable and accessible.

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Release Date : 2008
ISBN Code : 9785948651897
Book Author : [Anonymus AC10515020]
Book Publisher : DirectMEDIA
Total Pages :

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Release Date : 2017-09-05
ISBN Code : 9785457519237
Book Author : Даниэль Канеман
Book Publisher : Litres
Total Pages : 908

Book Summary :

Наши действия и поступки определены нашими мыслями. Но всегда ли мы контролируем наше мышление? Нобелевский лауреат Даниэль Канеман объясняет, почему мы подчас совершаем нерациональные поступки и как мы принимаем неверные решения. У нас имеется две системы мышления. «Медленное» мышление включается, когда мы решаем задачу или выбираем товар в магазине. Обычно нам кажется, что мы уверенно контролируем эти процессы, но не будем забывать, что позади нашего сознания в фоновом режиме постоянно работает «быстрое» мышление – автоматическое, мгновенное и неосознаваемое...

Book Title : Writings of Charles S Peirce

writings of charles s peirce

Release Date : 1984-01-01
ISBN Code : 025337202X
Book Author : Charles Sanders Peirce
Book Publisher : Indiana University Press
Total Pages : 649

Book Summary :

"For anyone seriously interested in Peirce, or in nineteenth-century American philosophy, or in American intellectual history, or in philosophy in general, or in semiotics and its philosophical import, these volumes should be required reading." —Murray G. Murphey, Semiotica

Book Title : Causation Chance and Credence

causation chance and credence

Release Date : 2012-12-06
ISBN Code : 9789400928633
Book Author : B. Skyrms
Book Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages : 286

Book Summary :

The papers collected here are, with three exceptions, those presented at a conference on probability and causation held at the University of California at Irvine on July 15-19, 1985. The exceptions are that David Freedman and Abner Shimony were not able to contribute the papers that they presented to this volume, and that Clark Glymour who was not able to attend the conference did contribute a paper. We would like to thank the National Science Foundation and the School of Humanities of the University of California at Irvine for generous support. WILLIAM HARPER University of Western Ontario BRIAN SKYRMS University of California at Irvine VII INTRODUCTION TO CAUSATION, CHANCE, AND CREDENCE The search for causes is so central to science that it has sometimes been taken as the defining attribute of the scientific enterprise. Yet even after twenty-five centuries of philosophical analysis the meaning of "cause" is still a matter of controversy, among scientists as well as philosophers. Part of the problem is that the servicable concepts of causation built out of Necessity, Sufficiency, Locality, and Temporal Precedence were constructed for a deterministic world-view which has been obsolete since the advent of quantum theory. A physically credible theory of causation must be, at basis, statistical. And statistical analyses of caus ation may be of interest even when an underlying deterministic theory is assumed, as in classical statistical mechanics.

Book Title : The Logic of Scientific Discovery

the logic of scientific discovery

Release Date : 2005-11-04
ISBN Code : 9781134470013
Book Author : Karl Popper
Book Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 544

Book Summary :

Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists, as well as post-war philosophy. This astonishing work ranks alongside The Open Society and Its Enemies as one of Popper's most enduring books and contains insights and arguments that demand to be read to this day.

Book Title : Annotated Readings in the History of Statistics

annotated readings in the history of statistics

Release Date : 2001-01-01
ISBN Code : 0387988440
Book Author : Herbert Aron David
Book Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages : 252

Book Summary :

This book provides a selection of pioneering papers or extracts ranging from Pascal (1654) to R.A. Fisher (1930). The authors' annotations put the articles in perspective for the modern reader. A special feature of the book is the large number of translations, nearly all made by the authors. The selected articles vary considerably in difficulty, some requiring only a basic understanding of statistical concepts, whereas others surprise by their early sophistication in "classical" statistics. There are several reasons for studying the history of statistics: intrinsic interest in how the field of statistics developed, learning from often brilliant ideas and not reinventing the wheel, and livening up general courses in statistics by reference to important contributors. Herbert A. David is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics, Iowa State University and served as Department Head from 1972 to 184. He was Editor of Biometric from 1967 to 1972 and President of Biometric Society for 1982-1983. His publications include books on Order Statistics (Wiley 1970, 1981) and The Method of Paired Comparisons (Griffin 1963, 1988). Apart from articles in these two areas he has written on statistical inference, experimental designs, competing risks, and the history of statistics. He received a Ph.D. in statistics from University College London in 1953. A.W.F. Edwards is Reader in Biometry in the University of Cambridge. He was President of the British Region of the Biometric Society in 1992-1994 and is Chairman of the Christiaan Huygens Committee for the History of Statistics of the International Statistical Institute. His publications include the books Likelihood (Cambridge University Press 1972, Johns Hopkins University Press 1992), Foundations of Mathematical Genetics (Cambridge University Press 1977, 2000), and Pascal's Arithmetical Triangle (Griffin 1987). He holds the degrees of Ph.D. and Sc.D. from Cambridge University.

Book Title : The Logic of Social Enquiry

the logic of social enquiry

Release Date : 2013-04-15
ISBN Code : 9781135035051
Book Author : Quentin Gibson
Book Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 224

Book Summary :

This comprehensive set introduces the fundamental principles of Sociology as propounded by such great figures as Gerth and Mills, Schlesinger, and Homans. Containing classic works of social theory and empirical research, volumes in this set bring together the British, European and American traditions. The whole body of sociological theory is presented in such a way that is valuable and accessible to both students and teachers of Sociology, Political Theory and Geography.

Book Title : The Logic of Social Research

the logic of social research

Release Date : 2005-07-01
ISBN Code : 0226774910
Book Author : Arthur L. Stinchcombe
Book Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Total Pages : 354

Book Summary :

Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many methods. This incisive work introduces students to the logic of those methods. The Logic of Social Research orients students to a set of logical problems that all methods must address to study social causation. Almost all sociological theory asserts that some social conditions produce other social conditions, but the theoretical links between causes and effects are not easily supported by observation. Observations cannot directly show causation, but they can reject or support causal theories with different degrees of credibility. As a result, sociologists have created four main types of methods that Stinchcombe terms quantitative, historical, ethnographic, and experimental to support their theories. Each method has value, and each has its uses for different research purposes. Accessible and astute, The Logic of Social Research offers an image of what sociology is, what it's all about, and what the craft of the sociologist consists of.

Book Title : Chance Love and Logic

chance love and logic

Release Date : 2017-07-12
ISBN Code : 9781317830924
Book Author : Charles S. Peirce
Book Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 352

Book Summary :

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.