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Published: 26 April 2012

144 Pages | 11 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199588480

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Probability: A Very Short Introduction

John Haigh

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores ideas of probability and the different philosophical approaches to it
  • Provides a brief account of the history of development of probability theory
  • Considers the work of some of the big players; from Galileo and Pascal to Bayes, Laplace, Poisson, and Markov
  • Discusses a wide range of applications of probability theory in science, economics, and a variety of other contexts
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide