MATH 352 Lecture40

MATH 352 Lecture40 - … eventually, analytical...

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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
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Andrei Kolmogorov (1903-1987): A founder of modern theory of probabilities (1933) Richard Edler von Mises  (19 April 1883 - 14 July 1953)  Henri Léon Lebesgue   (June 28, 1875 – July 26, 1941)
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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...
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