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The flight test community needs to learn Bayesian methods, and here is a free text. Though I confess to not having read the book in its entirety, the generosity of the author to share it here and the following quote from the foreword deserve at least a momentary reflection. “With respect to the mathematical parts […]
Built to Last meets web and tech–that’s how The New Small reads. I took notice because there is a huge community built around open source analytical tools of mathematics and statistics. The community is exemplified by the R bloggers web site, and the tools are the statistics software R and custom packages designed to do almost anything […]