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Abraham De Moivre : setting the stage for classical probability and its applications / David R. Bellhouse.

By: Bellhouse, D. R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2011Description: 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781568813493.Subject(s): Moivre, Abraham de, 1667-1754 | Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Probabilities -- History -- 18th century | Mathematics -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th centuryAlso available as an electronic resource.
Contents:
Early Life in France -- Points of Connection -- Getting Established in England -- Scotica Mathematica -- The Breakthrough : De Mensura Sortis -- A Newtonian Intermezzo -- Miscellanea Mathematica -- The Doctrine of Chances and the Doctrine Disputed -- Doctrinal Dissemination and Further Development -- De Moivre as Teacher -- Life Annuities -- The Decade of the Doctrine Enhanced -- The Two Thomases -- Old Age.
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Books Books ISI Library, Kolkata
 
510.92 B442 (Browse shelf) Available 135143
Total holds: 0

"An A K Peters book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-256) and index.

Early Life in France -- Points of Connection -- Getting Established in England -- Scotica Mathematica -- The Breakthrough : De Mensura Sortis -- A Newtonian Intermezzo -- Miscellanea Mathematica -- The Doctrine of Chances and the Doctrine Disputed -- Doctrinal Dissemination and Further Development -- De Moivre as Teacher -- Life Annuities -- The Decade of the Doctrine Enhanced -- The Two Thomases -- Old Age.

Also available as an electronic resource.

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