Miscellaneous Investigations from 1761 to 1822
Of the 54 references cited in Todhunter’s “Chronological List of Authors” [1865, pp. 619–620] as contributing to probability theory from 1761 to 1822 (and excluding Condorcet and Laplace) only some twelve make any contribution to our present topic. The writings to be discussed in this chapter are given, as in others, in order of publication; but once an author is cited, any further pertinent publications of his (although they may well have been written after those of another author not yet cited) will be discussed in the same section.
KeywordsPrin Ciple Improbable Event Star Problem Stone Number Eminent Mathematician
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