LII. An essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances. By the late Rev. Mr. Bayes, F. R. S. communicated by Mr. Price, in a letter to John Canton, A. M. F. R. S

  title={LII. An essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances. By the late Rev. Mr. Bayes, F. R. S. communicated by Mr. Price, in a letter to John Canton, A. M. F. R. S},
  author={Thomas Bayes},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={370 - 418}
  • T. Bayes
  • History
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
Dear Sir, I Now send you an essay which I have found among the papers of our deceased friend Mr. Bayes, and which, in my opinion, has great merit, and well deserves to be preserved. 

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