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作者 Gorroochurn, Prakash, 1971-
書名 Classic problems of probability / Prakash Gorroochurn
出版項 Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2012
國際標準書號 9781118063255 (pbk.)
1118063252 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 數學所圖書室  QA273.A4 G67 2012    在架上    30340200528846
說明 xi, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Cardano and Games of Chance (1564) -- Galileo and the Discovery Concerning Dice (1620) -- The Chevalier de Méré Problem I: The Problem of Dice (1654) -- The Chevalier de Méré II: The Problem of Points (1654) -- Huygens and the Gambler's Ruin (1657) -- The Pepys-Newton Connection (1693) -- Recontres with Montmort (1708) --Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713) -- De Moivre's Problem (1730) -- De Moivre, Gauss, and the Normal Curve (1730, 1809) -- Daniel Bernoulli and the St. Petersburg Problem (1738) -- d'Alembert and the "Croix ou Pile" Article (1754) -- d'Alembert and the Gambler's Fallacy (1761) -- Bayes, Laplace, and Philosophies of Probability (1764, 1774) -- Leibniz's Error (1768) -- The Buffon Needle Problem (1777) -- Bertrand's Ballot Problem (1887) -- Bertrand's Strange Three Boxes (1889) -- Bertrand's Chords (1889) -- Three Coins and the Puzzle from Galton (1894) -- Lewis Carroll's Pillow Problem No. 72 (1894) -- Borel and a Different Kind of Normality (1909) -- Borel's Paradox and Kolmogorov's Axioms (1909, 1933) -- Of Bored, Monkey's, and the New Creationism (1913) -- Kraitchik's Neckties and Newcomb's Problem (1930, 1960) -- Fisher and the Lady Tasting Tea (1935) -- Benford and the Peculiar Behavior of the First Significant Digit (1938) -- Coinciding Birthdays (1939) -- Lévy and the Arc Sine Law (1939) -- Simpson's Paradox (1951) -- Gamow, Stern, and Elevators (1958) -- Monty-Hall, Cars, and Goats (1975) -- Parrondo's Perplexing Paradox (1996)
主題 Probabilities -- Famous problems
Probabilities -- History
Probabilités
Probabilités -- Histoire
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