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segunda-feira, 20 de julho de 2009

Games, Gods and Gambling: the Origins and History of Probability and Statistical Ideas From the Earliest Times to the Newtonian Era

F. N David

Hafner Publishing Company | 1962 | 275 páginas | rar - pdf | 7,57 Mb


Descrição: The development of gambling techniques led to the beginning of modern statistics, and this absorbing history illustrates the science’s rise with vignettes from the lives of Galileo, Fermat, Pascal, and others. Fascinating allusions to the classics, archaeology, biography, poetry, and fiction endow this volume with universal appeal.