Theory of Probability: A Historical Essay
by Oscar Sheynin
Publisher: arXiv.org 2017
Number of pages: 316
This book covers the history of probability up to Kolmogorov with essential additional coverage of statistics up to Fisher. The book covers an extremely wide field, and is targeted at the same readers as any other book on history of science.
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