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The Resource Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability, Colin Bruce

Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability, Colin Bruce

Label
Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability
Title
Conned again, Watson!
Title remainder
cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability
Statement of responsibility
Colin Bruce
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In these cautionary tales of greedy gamblers, reckless businessmen, and ruthless con men, Sherlock Holmes uses his deep understanding of probability, statistics, decision theory, and game theory to solve crimes and protect the innocent
Cataloging source
JBU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruce, Colin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3552.R7917
LC item number
C66 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holmes, Sherlock
  • Private investigators
  • Detective and mystery stories, English
  • Logic
  • Probabilities
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Decision making
  • Game theory
Label
Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability, Colin Bruce
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The case of the unfortunate businessman -- The case of the gambling nobleman -- The case of the surprise heir -- The case of the ancient mariner -- The case of the unmarked graves -- The case of the Martian invasion -- Three cases of unfair preferment -- The execution of Andrews -- Three cases of relative honor -- The case of the perfect accountant -- Three cases of good intentions
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9780738203454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
01-B1518
Label
Conned again, Watson! : cautionary tales of logic, math, and probability, Colin Bruce
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The case of the unfortunate businessman -- The case of the gambling nobleman -- The case of the surprise heir -- The case of the ancient mariner -- The case of the unmarked graves -- The case of the Martian invasion -- Three cases of unfair preferment -- The execution of Andrews -- Three cases of relative honor -- The case of the perfect accountant -- Three cases of good intentions
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9780738203454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
01-B1518

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