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Elements of the theory of probability

Author: Emile Borel
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1965.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Borel
OCLC Number: 285300
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Discrete probabilities. The game of heads or tails --
Definitions and theorems --
Approximation formulas --
Further study of the game of heads or tails --
The law of large numbers --
The law of chance --
pt. II. Continuous probabilities. Definition of geometrical probability --
Some problems of geometrical probabilities --
The introduction of arbitrary functions --
Errors of measurement --
The problem of choice in the continuum --
The discrete case --
Statistical problems --
The continuous case --
The determination of causes --
Appendix one. Psychological games and the imitation of chance --
Appendix two. Objective and subjective probabilities --
Appendix three. The Petersburg paradox.
Other Titles: Eléments de la théorie des probabilités.
Theory of probability
Responsibility: by Émile Borel ; translated by John E. Freund.

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