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Probability theory : the logic of science

Author: E T Jaynes; G Larry Bretthorst
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive introduction to the role of probability theory in general scientific endeavour. This book provides an original interpretation of probability theory, showing the subject to be an extension of logic, and presenting new results and applications. Ideal for scientists working in any area involving inference from incomplete information.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jaynes, E.T. (Edwin T.).
Probability theory.
Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002071486
(OCoLC)49859931
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E T Jaynes; G Larry Bretthorst
ISBN: 0511065892 9780511065897 0521592712 9780521592710 0511068026 9780511068027 9780511790423 0511790422 9781139636322 1139636324 1280417226 9781280417221
OCLC Number: 57254076
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 727 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Editor's foreword; Preface; Part 1 Principles and elementary applications; Part 2 Advanced applications; Appendix A Other approaches to probability theory; Appendix B Mathematical formalities and style; Appendix C Convolutions and cumulants; References; Bibliography; Author index; Subject index.
Responsibility: E.T. Jaynes ; edited by G. Larry Bretthorst.
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