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Classic Problems of Probability by Prakash Gorroochurn

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Index

Note: A page number followed by an “f” denotes a footnote reference.

Abbott, D., on Parrondo's Paradox

Absolutely continuous probability distribution functions

Académie Parisienne

Adrain, Robert

Advanced Theory of Statistics (Kendall)

Alea geometria

Almost Birthday Problem

Almost sure convergence. See also convergence, almost sure

Alternative hypothesis, statistical power and

Ambiguous idle fallacy

Ancillon, Johann Peter Friedrich

André, Désiré, on ballot problem

a posteriori probability. See also Posterior probability

a priori probability. See also Prior probability

Arcsine function

Arcsine Laws

first

second

third

Areas, in probability

Arithmetic Triangle. See also Pascal's Arithmetic Triangle

history of

Arnauld, Antoine

Ars Conjectandi (Bernoulli)

on epistemic/subjective probability

on principle of indifference

on very small probabilities

Association, in Simpson's Paradox

Axiom of Continuity. See also Kolmogorov's axioms

Axiom of Countable Additivity

Axiom of Finite Additivity

Ballot problem

Ballot Theorem

Balls in bags/jars/urns, problems with choosing

Ball throwing, Thomas Bayes and

Barbier, Joseph Emile

on Buffon needle problem

Bar-Hillel, M., on Newcomb's Paradox

Bases, for normal numbers

Bayes, Reverend Thomas

papers published by

portrait

probability-theory philosophy of

Bayesian analysis, of Two-Envelope Problem

Bayesian controversy

Bayesian probability

Bayes' Theorem

Bernoulli's law vs.

discovery of

in Monty Hall Problem

Inverse Use of Bernoulli's law vs.

Two-Envelope ...

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