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Ten Great Ideas about Chance
Persi Diaconis - 2017-11-06
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A fascinating account of the breakthrough ideas that transformed probability and statisticsIn the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, gamblers and mathematicians transformed the idea of chance from a mystery into the discipline of probability, setting the stage for a series of breakthroughs that enabled or transformed innumerable fields, from gamb...
Arthur Charpentier
2019-12-05T22:22:05.000Z
yesterday, I was mentioning Itzhak Gilboa's notes, on uncertainty, chance, decision, etc... coincident, this afternoon I read 2/3 of "Ten Great Ideas about Chance" by Persi Diaconis and Brian Skyrms (at @PrincetonUPress) Such a great book !      source