Le Her and other problems in probability discussed by Bernoulli, Montmort and Waldegrave

@article{Bellhouse2015LeHA,
  title={Le Her and other problems in probability discussed by Bernoulli, Montmort and Waldegrave},
  author={D. Bellhouse and Nicolas Fillion},
  journal={Statistical Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={30},
  pages={26-39}
}
  • D. Bellhouse, Nicolas Fillion
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • Statistical Science
  • Part V of the second edition of Pierre Remond de Montmort’s Essay d’analyse sur les jeux de hazard published in 1713 contains correspondence on probability problems between Montmort and Nicolaus Bernoulli. This correspondence begins in 1710. The last published letter, dated November 15, 1713, is from Montmort to Nicolaus Bernoulli. There is some discussion of the strategy of play in the card game Le Her and a bit of news that Montmort’s friendWaldegrave in Paris was going to take care of… CONTINUE READING
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