Struck by lightning: the curious world of probabilities

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Joseph Henry Press,
Pub. Date:
2006.
Language:
English
Description
Description Not Provided
More Details
ISBN:
9780309097376
9780309097345
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID cbeda13e-9d9c-c79b-5880-35aa600408a4
full_title struck by lightning the curious world of probabilities
author rosenthal jeffrey s
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:31AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1575877817513541632
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Rosenthal, Jeffrey S. (Jeffrey Seth).
author-letter Rosenthal, Jeffrey S.
author_additional Jeffrey S. Rosenthal.
author_display Rosenthal, Jeffrey S
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Central
callnumber_sort_arlington 519.2 ROSEN
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
date_added 2011-07-29T04:00:00Z
days_since_added 2210
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
display_description
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id cbeda13e-9d9c-c79b-5880-35aa600408a4
isbn 9780309097345, 9780309097376
item_details ils:.b13058368|.i16656933|Central Adult Nonfiction|519.2 ROSEN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|May 31, 2017|can||
itype_arlington Paperback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 519.2 ROSEN
local_callnumber_exact_arlington 519.2 ROSEN
local_callnumber_left_arlington 519.2 ROSEN
local_days_since_added_arlington 2210
num_holdings 1
oclc (OCoLC)62742569
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
physical 264 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
popularity 2
primary_isbn 9780309097376
publishDate 2006
publishDateSort 2006
publisher Joseph Henry Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13058368|Book|Books||English|Joseph Henry Press,|2006.|264 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13058368|.i16656933|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Chance, Probabilities, Random variables, Stochastic processes
table_of_contents Surrounded by randomness: probabilities everywhere -- What are the odds of that? Coincidence and surprise -- Laying down the law: why casinos always win -- Dealing the cards: bridge, poker, and blackjack -- Murder most foul: measuring trends -- Utility functions: how to make decisions -- White lab coats: what studies do and don't show -- Ain't gonna happen: very low probabilities -- Interlude: the case of the collapsing casino -- Fifty-one percent to forty-nine percent: the true meaning of polls -- Nineteen times out of twenty: margins of error -- Randomness to the rescue: when uncertainty is your friend -- Evolution, genes, and viruses: randomness in biology -- That wily Monty Hall: finding probabilities from clues -- Spam, spam, probability, and spam: blocking unwanted e-mail -- Ignorance, chaos, and quantum mechanics: causes of randomness -- Final exam: do you have probability perspective?
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title Struck by lightning : the curious world of probabilities
title_alt Curious world of probabilities :
title_display Struck by lightning : the curious world of probabilities
title_full Struck by lightning : the curious world of probabilities / Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
title_short Struck by lightning :
title_sort struck by lightning the curious world of probabilities
title_sub the curious world of probabilities