Paradoxes in Scientific Inference

By (author) Chang, Mark

Paradoxes are poems of science and philosophy that collectively allow us to address broad multidisciplinary issues within a microcosm. A true paradox is a source of creativity and a concise expression that delivers a profound idea and provokes a wild and endless imagination. The study of paradoxes leads to ultimate clarity and, at the same time, indisputably challenges your mind. Paradoxes in Scientific Inference analyzes paradoxes from many different perspectives: statistics, mathematics, philosophy, science, artificial intelligence, and more. The book elaborates on findings and reaches new and exciting conclusions. It challenges your knowledge, intuition, and conventional wisdom, compelling you to adjust your way of thinking. Ultimately, you will learn effective scientific inference through studying the paradoxes.

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  • The Joy of Paradoxes: A Random Walk Introduction to Paradox Applications of Paradoxes Mathematical Paradox Probabilistic and Statistical Paradoxes Mathematical and Plausible Reasoning Probability and Randomness Mathematical Logic and Formal Reasoning Plausible Reasoning Statistical Measures of Scientific Evidence Introduction to Statistical Methods Statistical Principles Decision Theory Approach Controversies in Evidence Measures Causal Space Theory: Unification of Paradigms Multiplicity: The Black Hole of Scientific Discovery Scientific Principles and Inferences Epistemology Controversies in Scientific Philosophy Paradox of a Logical System Paradox and Game Theory Artificial Intelligence Paradoxes in Artificial Intelligence Architecture of Artificial Intelligent Agent Learning and Teaching Appendix: Mathematical Notations Bibliography Index A Review and Exercises appear at the end of each chapter.

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書名 Paradoxes in Scientific Inference
著作者等 Chang, Mark
出版元 Taylor & Francis Inc
刊行年月 2012.10.16
ページ数 291p
大きさ H235 x W156
ISBN 9781466509863
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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