Games, Gods and Gambling

Games, Gods and Gambling

A History of Probability and Statistical Ideas

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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.
ISBN: 9780486400235
0486400239
Branch Call Number: 519 D249a
Characteristics: xvi, 275 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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