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Theory of probability.

William Burnside

Theory of probability.

by William Burnside

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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Book Features. The 2nd Edition includes two new chapters with a thorough coverage of the central ideas of Bayesian and classical statistics. Develops the basic concepts of probability, random variables, stochastic processes, laws of large numbers, and the central limit theorem. Illustrates the theory with many examples. The theory is developed rigorously and in a self-contained way, with the chapters on measure theory interlaced with the probabilistic chapters in order to display the power of the abstract concepts in probability theory. This second edition has been carefully extended and includes many new features.

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famous text An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications (New York: Wiley, ). In the preface, Feller wrote about his treatment of °uctuation in coin tossing: \The results are so amazing and so at variance with common intuition that even sophisticated colleagues doubted that coins actually misbehave as theory by: Probability theory pro vides a mathematical foundation to concepts such as Òproba-bilityÓ, ÒinformationÓ, Òbelief Ó, ÒuncertaintyÓ, Òcon Þ denceÓ, ÒrandomnessÓ, Òv ari-abilityÓ, ÒchanceÓ and ÒriskÓ. Probability theory is important to empirical sci-entists because it gives them a rational frame w ork to mak e inferences and test.


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Unfortunately, most of the later chapters, Jaynes’ intended volume 2 on applications, were either missing or incomplete, and some of the early chapters also had missing pieces.

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