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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-9485(online) ISSN 0273-0979(print)

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Review information:
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (2013), 473-479
PII: S 0273-0979(2013)01420-4
Published electronically: April 29, 2013
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MR: 2195221 (2006j:01006)
Jacob Bernoulli
Translated from the Latin and with introduction and notes by Edith Dudley Sylla
The art of conjecturing. Together with “Letter to a friend on sets in court tennis”.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 2006, xxii+430 pp.

Reviewed by: Judith V. Grabiner


MR: 0734760 (85e:01002)
Anthony Lo Bello
On the origin and history of ergodic theory.
Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 3, (1983), no. 1, 37-75

Reviewed by: J. Dieudonné


MR: 0827905 (87h:01023)
Pascal Dupont and Clara Silvia Roero
The treatise De ratiociniis in ludo aleae of Christiaan Huygens, with the Annotationes of Jakob Bernoulli (Ars conjectandi, Part I), presented in an Italian translation, with historical and critical commentary and modern solutions (Italian).
Mem. Accad. Sci. Torino Cl. Sci. Fis. Mat. Natur. (5) 8, (1984), no. 1-2, 3-258

Reviewed by: D. J. Struik


MR: 2729581 (2011m:60003)
Erwin Bolthausen
Bernoullis Gesetz der großen Zahlen (German) [Bernoulli’s law of large numbers].
Elem. Math. 65, (2010), no. 4, 134-143.1420-8962

Reviewed by: Pierre Crépel


MR: 1666260 (99m:60003)
B. V. Gnedenko
Development of probability theory.
Outlines of the history of mathematics, Izdat. Moskov. Univ., Moscow, (1997), 247-338

Reviewed by: Werner Linde


MR: 2850003 (2012h:60001)
David R. Bellhouse
Abraham De Moivre. Setting the stage for classical probability and its applications.
CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2011, 266 pp.

Reviewed by: Aleksandar M. Nikolić
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 50 (2013), 473-479
Article copyright: © Copyright 2013 American Mathematical Society