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# Think Bayes

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Kindle Edition, 210 pages

Published
September 12th 2013
by O'Reilly Media
(first published January 1st 2012)

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While the methodology behind the framework of the code examples wasn't always obvious (and seemed occasionally overwrought), I think the core statistical concepts come through clearly enough that they could be reimplemented in whatever fashion made most sense to the reader. Generally fairly concise, and generous with graphical outputs as well, which helped solidify conceptual aspects of distributions and their properties.

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Allen Downey is a professor of Computer Science at Olin College and the author of a series of open-source textbooks related to software and data science, including Think Python, Think Bayes, and Think Complexity, which are also published by O’Reilly Media. His blog, Probably Overthinking It, features articles on Bayesian probability and statistics. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from U.C.
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