**Theory of Probability: A Historical Essay**

by Oscar Sheynin

**Publisher**: arXiv.org 2017**Number of pages**: 316

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.6MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Convergence of Stochastic Processes**

by

**D. Pollard**-

**Springer**

Selected parts of empirical process theory, with applications to mathematical statistics. The book describes the combinatorial ideas needed to prove maximal inequalities for empirical processes indexed by classes of sets or classes of functions.

(

**15002**views)

**Basic Data Analysis and More: A Guided Tour Using Python**

by

**O. Melchert**-

**arXiv**

In these lecture notes, a selection of frequently required statistical tools will be introduced and illustrated. They allow to post-process data that stem from, e.g., large-scale numerical simulations (aka sequence of random experiments).

(

**14096**views)

**Inverse Problem Theory and Methods for Model Parameter Estimation**

by

**Albert Tarantola**-

**SIAM**

The first part deals with discrete inverse problems with a finite number of parameters, while the second part deals with general inverse problems. The book for scientists and applied mathematicians facing the interpretation of experimental data.

(

**16275**views)

**Applied Nonparametric Regression**

by

**Wolfgang HÃ¤rdle**-

**Cambridge University Press**

Nonparametric regression analysis has become central to economic theory. Hardle, by writing the first comprehensive and accessible book on the subject, contributed enormously to making nonparametric regression equally central to econometric practice.

(

**25694**views)