**A defense of Columbo: A multilevel introduction to probabilistic reasoning**

by G. D'Agostini

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 60

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(780KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to Randomness and Statistics**

by

**Alexander K. Hartmann**-

**arXiv**

This is a practical introduction to randomness and data analysis, in particular in the context of computer simulations. At the beginning, the most basics concepts of probability are given, in particular discrete and continuous random variables.

(

**8907**views)

**A Minimum of Stochastics for Scientists**

by

**Noel Corngold**-

**Caltech**

The book introduces students to the ideas and attitudes that underlie the statistical modeling of physical, chemical, biological systems. The text contains material the author have tried to convey to an audience composed mostly of graduate students.

(

**7711**views)

**Stochastic Integration and Stochastic Differential Equations**

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.

(

**9412**views)

**Design of Comparative Experiments**

by

**R. A. Bailey**-

**Cambridge University Press**

This book develops a coherent framework for thinking about factors that affect experiments and their relationships, including the use of Hasse diagrams. The book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses.

(

**16383**views)