Erik Gregersen, "The Britannica Guide to Statistics and Probability" 2010 | ISBN: 1615301186 | 333 pages | PDF | 5,4 MB
This volume presents a multifaceted view of statistics and probability. Through the eyes of the discoverers we find the thrilling aspects of mathematical applications that changed the lives of the innovators themselves, as well as the world at large. The technology that speeds us through our modern age of discovery has depended upon statistical knowledge and probability theory for guidance.
Within these pages readers will find the history of these important disciplines of mathematics: the geniuses of invention and theory, many practical applications of the math, as well as explanations of the major topics. Statistics and probability may seem forbidding terrain to some, but this collective branch of study has proven its practical usefulness everywhere from how to play a hand at a card table to evaluating SAT scores to ensuring the safety of rockets in outer space...