Games, Gods, and Gambling

Games, Gods, and Gambling

A History of Probability and Statistical Ideas

Book - 1998
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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. 1962 edition.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1998.
Edition: Dover edition
ISBN: 9780486400235
Branch Call Number: 519.2 DAVID F
Characteristics: xvi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.


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