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The concept of probability.

John Randolph Lucas

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Published
**1970**
by Clarendon Press in Oxford
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Written in English

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Pagination | 220 s |

Number of Pages | 220 |

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Open Library | OL21098023M |

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lucas, J.R. (John Randolph), Concept of probability. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) An event associated with a random experiment is a subset of the sample space. The probability of any outcome is a number between 0 and 1. The probabilities of all the outcomes add up to 1. The probability of any event A is the sum of the probabilities of the outcomes in A. .

His seminal book "Theory of probability" first appeared in and played an important role in the revival of the Bayesian view of probability. [68] [69] In , Edwin Jaynes promoted the concept of maximum entropy for constructing priors, which is an important principle in the formulation of objective methods, mainly for discrete problems. Theories of Probability: An Examination of Foundations reviews the theoretical foundations of probability, with emphasis on concepts that are important for the modeling of random phenomena and the design of information processing systems. Topics covered range from axiomatic comparative and quantitative probability to the role of relative frequency in the measurement of probability.

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