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A History of Inverse Probability: From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson (Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physic)

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This is a history of the use of Bayes theoremfrom its discovery by Thomas Bayes to the rise of the statistical competitors in the first part of the twentieth century. The book focuses particularly on the development of one of the fundamental aspects of Bayesian statistics, and in this new edition readers will find new sections on contributors to the theory. In addition, this edition includes amplified discussion of relevant work.

Table of Contents

On Inverse Probability.- Thomas Bayes: A Biographical Sketch.- Baye's Essay.- Commentary on Baye's Essay.- Miscellaneous Investigations from 1761 to 1822.- Condorect.- Laplace.- Poisson to Whitworth.- Laurent to Pearson.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781461264477
Author:
Dale, Andrew I.
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
Subject:
Mathematics -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1999
Series:
Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
695
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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