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Dice Games

Marie-France Bru and Bernard Bru

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Translated from the French by Glenn Shafer, the French text will appear as Chapter 1 of Volume 2 of Les jeux de l’infini et du hasard, by Marie-France and Bernard Bru, to be published by the Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté. The translation is published here with the permission of the publisher and the surviving author. The text has been edited to omit most references to other parts of the book. The authors extensive notes, which provide many additional references and historical details, have also been omitted.

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Statist. Sci., Volume 33, Number 2 (2018), 285-297.

First available in Project Euclid: 3 May 2018

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De vetula dice games history of probability Huygens Jacob Bernoulli Laplace Montmort normal approximation


Bru, Marie-France; Bru, Bernard. Dice Games. Statist. Sci. 33 (2018), no. 2, 285--297. doi:10.1214/17-STS640.

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