A History of Inverse Probability: From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson

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This is a history of the use of Bayes's theorem over 150 years, from its discovery by Thomas Bayes to the rise of statistical competitors in the first third of the 20th century. The book follows the progress of the use of inverse probability from its first clear expression in Bayes' essay "Towards Solving a Problem" in the "Doctrine of Chances" of 1763, through its rise in Laplace's work, from its development in the 19th century, to the start of the present century. The emphasis is on the use and results obtained from ...

A History of Inverse Probability: From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson 2012, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781461264477

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A History of Inverse Probability: From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson 1999, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780387988078

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A History of Inverse Probability from Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson 1995, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780387976204

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A History of Inverse Probability: From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson 1991, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783540976202

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