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The Resource The doctrine of chances : probabilistic aspects of gambling, by Stewart N. Ethier

The doctrine of chances : probabilistic aspects of gambling, by Stewart N. Ethier

Label
The doctrine of chances : probabilistic aspects of gambling
Title
The doctrine of chances
Title remainder
probabilistic aspects of gambling
Statement of responsibility
by Stewart N. Ethier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A work on the probabilistic aspects of gambling that covers the classical material such as house advantage and gambler's ruin. It also takes up such 20th-century topics as martingales, Markov chains, game theory, bold play, and optimal proportional play
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ethier, Stewart N.
Dewey number
519.27
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA271
LC item number
.E75 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Probability and its applications
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Games of chance (Mathematics)
  • Gambling systems
  • Gambling systems
  • Games of chance (Mathematics)
Label
The doctrine of chances : probabilistic aspects of gambling, by Stewart N. Ethier
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Contents; List of Notation; Part I Theory; Review of Probability; Conditional Expectation; Martingales; Markov Chains; Game Theory; House Advantage; Gambler's Ruin; Betting Systems; Bold Play; Optimal Proportional Play; Card Theory; Part II Applications; Slot Machines; Roulette; Keno; Craps; House-Banked Poker; Video Poker; Faro; Baccarat; Trente et Quarante; Twenty-One; Poker; Results Cited; Algebra and Number Theory; Analysis and Probability; Bibliography; Index
Control code
654398563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 816 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540787839
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-3-540-78782-2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654398563
Label
The doctrine of chances : probabilistic aspects of gambling, by Stewart N. Ethier
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Contents; List of Notation; Part I Theory; Review of Probability; Conditional Expectation; Martingales; Markov Chains; Game Theory; House Advantage; Gambler's Ruin; Betting Systems; Bold Play; Optimal Proportional Play; Card Theory; Part II Applications; Slot Machines; Roulette; Keno; Craps; House-Banked Poker; Video Poker; Faro; Baccarat; Trente et Quarante; Twenty-One; Poker; Results Cited; Algebra and Number Theory; Analysis and Probability; Bibliography; Index
Control code
654398563
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 816 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540787839
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
978-3-540-78782-2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654398563

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