The Art of Conjecturing: Together with Letter to a Friend on Sets in Court Tennis
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BeschreibungJacob Bernoulli's Ars Conjectandi, published posthumously in Latin in 1713 by the Thurneysen Brothers Press in Basel, is the founding document of mathematical probability. Here, Edith Dudley Sylla offers the first complete English translation of this monumental work.
PortraitEdith Dudley Sylla is a professor of history at North Carolina State University.
PressestimmenEdith Dudley Sylla provides an excellent historical introduction, translation, and commentary for a seminal work in probability theory. -- Judith V. Grabiner Mathematical Reviews 2006 This irreplaceable book is sure to remain the standard translation and commentary for many years to come. -- A.W.F. Edwards Mathematical Intelligencer 2006 One more great mathematical classic is now available in English. I'm delighted to have it. -- Fernando Q. Gouvea MAA Reviews 2006 Clearly written for historians of mathematics. Sylla's translation and commentary is an excellent read and should immediately be seen as a valuable resource for those interested in the history of probability. Historia Mathematica 2006 One of the most important works in the history of probability and statistics. -- Clara Silvia Roero Nuncius 2007
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 430 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Edith Dudley Sylla