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American Journal of Physics
written by Giulio D'Agostini
The author introduces the ideas of subjective probability and Bayesian inference, comments on typical misconceptions that tend to discredit it, and compares it to other approaches.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 67, Issue 12, Pages 9
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Bayes' theorem, subjective probability, uncertainty
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AIP Format
G. D'Agostini, Am. J. Phys. 67 (12), 9 (1999), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19113).
AJP/PRST-PER
G. D'Agostini, Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability Am. J. Phys. 67 (12), 9 (1999), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19113>.
APA Format
D'Agostini, G. (1999, December 1). Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability. Am. J. Phys., 67(12), 9. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19113
Chicago Format
D'Agostini, Giulio. "Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability." Am. J. Phys. 67, no. 12, (December 1, 1999): 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19113 (accessed 19 April 2014).
MLA Format
D'Agostini, Giulio. "Teaching statistics in the physics curriculum: Unifying and clarifying role of subjective probability." Am. J. Phys. 67.12 (1999): 9. 19 Apr. 2014 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19113>.
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