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the idea of randomness
Randomness before the Theory of Probability
RANDOMNESS AND RELIGION TODAY IN BURKINA FASO
the nature of chance
CARDANO’S MISTAKE
CARDANO ON LUCK AND MATH
Galileo Galilei
Pierre de Fermat and Blaise Pascal
THE DIVISION OF STAKES, AN ALTERNATIVE INTERPRETATION
Christian Huygens
Jacob Bernoulli
Abraham de Moivre
DE MOIVRE ON MATH AND LUCK
THE BELL CURVE
Thomas Bayes and Inverse Probability
Buffon and the Needle Problem
Daniel Bernoulli and Smallpox
Jean le Rond d’Alembert and the Evaluation of Risk
Leonhard Euler and Lotteries
randomness in a deterministic universe
THE POISSON DISTRIBUTION
random processes
James Clerk Maxwell
Markov Processes
A MARKOV CHAIN
probability as a mathematical discipline
Theory and Practice
Nuclear Reactor Safety
Markov Chains and Information Theory
Smallpox in Modern Historical Times
the beginnings of statistics
The Beginning of Statistics
Edmund Halley
BRESLAU TABLE FOR NUMBER AND INFINITY
INSURANCE
Karl Pearson
R. A. Fisher
the theory of sampling
The Problem
Walter Shewhart and Statistical Quality Control
William Edwards Deming
The Birth of Epidemiology
The U.S. Census
Political Polling
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Probability and Statistics - The Science of Uncertainty

Probability and Statistics - The Science of Uncertainty

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