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Synergetics pp 17-40 | Cite as

Probability

What We Can Learn From Gambling
  • Hermann Haken
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 1)

Abstract

The objects we shall investigate in our book may be quite different. In most cases, however, we shall treat systems consisting of very many subsystems of the same kind or of very few kinds. In this chapter we deal with the subsystems and define a few simple relations. A single subsystem may be among the following:

Atoms

plants

Molecules

animals

photons (light quanta)

students

cells

 

Keywords

Sample Point Binomial Distribution Central Limit Theorem Joint Probability Sample Space 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. of Germany

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