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Classic problems of probability, Prakash Gorroochurn

Label
Classic problems of probability
Title
Classic problems of probability
Statement of responsibility
Prakash Gorroochurn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A great book, one that I will certainly add to my personal library." & mdash;Paul J. Nahin, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, University of New Hampshire Classic Problems of Probability presents a lively account of the most intriguing aspects of statistics. The book features a large collection of more than thirty classic probability problems which have been carefully selected for their interesting history, the way they have shaped the field, and their counterintuitive nature. From Cardano's 1564 Games of Chance to Jacob Bernoulli's 1713 Golden Theorem to Parrondo's 1996 Perplexin
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gorroochurn, Prakash
Dewey number
519.2
Index
index present
LC call number
QA273.A4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Probabilities
  • Probabilities
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Probabilities
  • Probabilities
Label
Classic problems of probability, Prakash Gorroochurn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Classic Problems of Probability; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Cardano and Games of Chance (1564); 1.1 Discussion; 2 Galileo and a Discovery Concerning Dice (1620); 2.1 Discussion; 3 The Chevalier de Méré Problem I: The Problem of Dice (1654); 3.1 Discussion; 4 The Chevalier de Méré Problem II: The Problem of Points (1654); 4.1 Discussion; 5 Huygens and the Gambler's Ruin (1657); 5.1 Discussion; 6 The Pepys-Newton Connection (1693); 6.1 Discussion; 7 Rencontres with Montmort (1708); 7.1 Discussion; 8 Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713); 8.1 Discussion
Control code
774024190
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118314340
Lccn
2012003401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613622624
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781118314340
  • 50f0c51e-5b02-4476-978b-b48fcbd4d09b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774024190
Label
Classic problems of probability, Prakash Gorroochurn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Classic Problems of Probability; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Cardano and Games of Chance (1564); 1.1 Discussion; 2 Galileo and a Discovery Concerning Dice (1620); 2.1 Discussion; 3 The Chevalier de Méré Problem I: The Problem of Dice (1654); 3.1 Discussion; 4 The Chevalier de Méré Problem II: The Problem of Points (1654); 4.1 Discussion; 5 Huygens and the Gambler's Ruin (1657); 5.1 Discussion; 6 The Pepys-Newton Connection (1693); 6.1 Discussion; 7 Rencontres with Montmort (1708); 7.1 Discussion; 8 Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713); 8.1 Discussion
Control code
774024190
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118314340
Lccn
2012003401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613622624
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781118314340
  • 50f0c51e-5b02-4476-978b-b48fcbd4d09b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774024190

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