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}
}
  • J. Brakel
  • Published 1976
  • Economics
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
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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