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250 years of “An essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances. By the late Rev. Mr. Bayes, F.R.S. communicated by Mr. Price, in a letter to John Canton, A.M.F.R.S.”

  • F. Thomas Bruss
Historical article

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences, Dépt. de MathématiqueUniversité Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

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