Accession Number:

AD0631452

Title:

TRANSLATIONS FROM JAMES BERNOULLI.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-02-12

Pagination or Media Count:

85.0

Abstract:

Preface commenting on the translations from the Latin contents. Part 4 of Ars Conjectandi the art of conjecturing, 1713, showing the use and application of the preceding treatise in civil, moral, and economic affairs 1 Certain preliminaries about the certainty probability, necessity, and contingency of events 2 About science and conjecture about the art of conjecturing about proofs of conjectures certain general axious pertaining hereto 3 About various kinds of proofs and how their weights should be valued for reckoning the probabilities of things 4 About the two ways of investigating the numbers of cases how one must view the way which is based on trials the main problem for the way based on trials and other matters pertaining hereto 5 The solution to the proceding problem. Translations of excerpts from correspondence during 1703 and 1704 between Leibnitz and Bernoulli, published in 1855 Leibnizens Mathematische Schriften, herausgegeben von C. I. Gerhardt. Erste Abteilung, Band III, Hille 1 p. 71, paragraph P. S. ... omnes 2 p. 77-8, paragraph Scire libenter ... fieri perceperm 3 p. 83-4, paragraph Utilissima est ... apparet 4 p. 87-9, paragraph Quod doctrina ... ventilata fuit.

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Subject Categories:

  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE