The Logic Of Chance
by John Venn
Publisher: Macmillan And Company 1888
Number of pages: 550
No mathematical background is necessary to appreciate this classic of probability theory. Written by the logician who popularized the famous Venn Diagrams, it remains unsurpassed in its clarity, readability, and charm. The treatment commences with an overview of physical foundations, examines logical superstructure, and explores various applications.
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