MATH 352 Lecture40 - … eventually analytical...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The probability theory begins in attempts to describe gambling (how to win, how to divide the stakes, etc.),  probability theory mainly considered discrete events,  and its methods were mainly combinatorial Gerolamo Cardano (September 24, 1501 – September 21, 1576) Author of the first book on probability “De Ludo Aleae” ~ “On the dice game” written in 1560s, published in 1663
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Andrei Kolmogorov (1903-1987): A founder of modern theory of probabilities (1933) Richard Edler von Mises  (19 April 1883 - 14 July 1953)  Henri L é on Lebesgue   (June 28, 1875 – July 26, 1941)
Image of page 2
Image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: … eventually, analytical considerations motivated the incorporation of continuous variables into the theory. The foundations of modern theory of probability were laid by Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov, who combined the notion of sample space, introduced by Richard von Mises, and Lebesgue measure theory and presented his axiom system for probability theory in 1933 (Grundbegriffe der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, by A. Kolmogorov, Julius Springer, Berlin, 1933, 62 pp.) Deck of playing cards Roulette table...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern