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Theory of Probability: A Historical Essay

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Theory of Probability: A Historical Essay
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Publisher: arXiv.org
Number of pages: 316

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This book covers the history of probability up to Kolmogorov with essential additional coverage of statistics up to Fisher. The book covers an extremely wide field, and is targeted at the same readers as any other book on history of science.

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