A defense of Columbo: A multilevel introduction to probabilistic reasoning
by G. D'Agostini
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 60
Triggered by a recent interesting article on the too frequent incorrect use of probabilistic evidence in courts, the author introduces the basic concepts of probabilistic inference with a toy model, and discusses several important issues that need to be understood in order to extend the basic reasoning to real life cases.
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by Matthias Vallentin
The cookbook contains a succinct representation of various topics in probability theory and statistics. It provides a comprehensive reference reduced to the mathematical essence, rather than aiming for elaborate explanations.
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by Klaus Bichteler - University of Texas
Written for graduate students of mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and finance. The students are expected to know the basics of point set topology up to Tychonoff's theorem, general integration theory, and some functional analysis.
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