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Digital Dice by Paul J. Nahin

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Index

abs (MATLAB), 165

absorbing location, 146. See also random walk

Allegany College, 89, 201

antithetic (variable or integrand), 226–228

average. See expectation

 

Banach, Stefans, 132

bar (MATLAB), 131, 208

Bebbington’s algorithm, 68, 158. See also sampling without replacement

Benét, Stephen Vincent, 96

Bernoulli, Johann, 5

Bernoulli, Nikolaus, 2, 5

Bieneymé, Irénée-Jules, 99

binomial: (coefficient), 103, 155–156, 196, 202–203, 237–238, 240–241; (distribution), 134, 136

Blaschke, Wilhelm, 15

branching process, 96–100, 213–220

Brawne, James N., 235–236

bubble sort algorithm, 110, 157

Button needle problem, 8, 15

 

Cayley, Arthur, 204

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