# Some remarks on the prehistory of the concept of statistical probability

@article{Brakel1976SomeRO, title={Some remarks on the prehistory of the concept of statistical probability}, author={Jaap van Brakel}, journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences}, year={1976}, volume={16}, pages={119-136} }

Over the recent years the research on the history and prehistory of the probability concept has increased considerably. The first 90 years after the publication of Todhunter's A History of the Mathematical Theory of Probability , in 1865, are almost without any significant contribution to the subject. But now there is the series "Studies in the History of Probability and Statistics" in Biometrika; important papers such as Sambursky (1956) and Sheynin (1974); and even whole books: David (1962…

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