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Probabilities in physics

by Claus Beisbart

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probabilities,
  • Physics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-420).

    Statementedited by Claus Beisbart and Stephan Hartmann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC20.7.P7 P76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 437 p. :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25095234M
    ISBN 100199577439
    ISBN 109780199577439
    LC Control Number2011284804
    OCLC/WorldCa714724949

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    Conditional probabilities and conditional mathematical expectations 93 vi. 7 The book has been translated and edited with the hope of leaving as applications of combinatorial methods in statistical physics. The term "statistics" just introduced is used in the sense specified for physics. 2. editions of this book. His book on probability is likely to remain the classic book in this field for many years. The process of revising the first edition of this book began with some high-level discussions involving the two present co-authors together with Reese Prosser and John Finn.


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