Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data Science
by Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie
Publisher: Stanford University 2016
Number of pages: 493
This book takes us on a journey through the revolution in data analysis following the introduction of electronic computation in the 1950s. Beginning with classical inferential theories - Bayesian, frequentist, Fisherian - individual chapters take up a series of influential topics: survival analysis, logistic regression, empirical Bayes, the jackknife and bootstrap, random forests, neural networks, Markov chain Monte Carlo, inference after model selection, and dozens more.
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