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Theory That Would Not Die

Theory That Would Not Die :How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

Format : Paperback / softback
Publisher : Yale University Press
ISBN : 9780300188226
Publication Year : 2012
Language : English

Drawing on primary source material and interviews with statisticians and other scientists, this book offers an account of Bayes' rule for general readers, It traces its discovery by an amateur mathematician in the 1740s through its development into roughly its modern form by French scientist Pierre Simon Laplace.