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Introduction

  • Eduardo M. R. A. Engel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Statistics book series (LNS, volume 71)

Abstract

There are many ways of introducing the concept of probability in classical, i.e. deterministic physics. This work is concerned with one approach, known as “the method of arbitrary functions.” To illustrate it consider the following example:

Keywords

Random Vector Variation Distance Initial Displacement Simple Pendulum Scale Mixture 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo M. R. A. Engel
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Departamento de Ingeniería IndustrialUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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