The Art of Probability: ART OF PROBABILITY

Paperback | February 21, 1994

byRichard W. Hamming

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Offering accessible and nuanced coverage, Richard W. Hamming discusses theories of probability with unique clarity and depth. Topics covered include the basic philosophical assumptions, the nature of stochastic methods, and Shannon entropy. One of the best introductions to the topic, The Art of Probability is filled with unique insights and tricks worth knowing.

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Every field of knowledge has its subject matter and its methods, along with a style for handling them. The field of Probability has a great deal of Art component in it - not only is the subject matter rather different from that of other fields, but at present the techniques are not well organized into systematic methods.

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Offering accessible and nuanced coverage, Richard W. Hamming discusses theories of probability with unique clarity and depth. Topics covered include the basic philosophical assumptions, the nature of stochastic methods, and Shannon entropy. One of the best introductions to the topic, The Art of Probability is filled with unique insight...

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Every field of knowledge has its subject matter and its methods, along with a style for handling them. The field of Probability has a great deal of Art component in it - not only is the subject matter rather different from that of other fields, but at present the techniques are not well organized into systematic methods.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 8.75 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:February 21, 1994Publisher:Avalon Publishing

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ISBN - 10:0201406861

ISBN - 13:9780201406863

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Every field of knowledge has its subject matter and its methods, along with a style for handling them. The field of Probability has a great deal of Art component in it - not only is the subject matter rather different from that of other fields, but at present the techniques are not well organized into systematic methods.