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Start Time: 26 April 2013 11:00
End Time: 26 April 2013 17:00



The Tercentenary Celebration of Ars Conjectandi
at the Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

A joint meeting of the History Group of the Royal Statistical Society and the British Society for the History of Mathematics

Speakers/Titles:

Eileen Magnello
Welcome and introduction

Jeanne Peiffer
Jacob Bernoulli in the eyes of his brother Johann

A.W.F. Edwards
Reading Ars conjectandi

Ivo Schneider
Jakob Bernoulli's annotations to Huygens' treatise in the first part of the Ars Conjectandi

Eberhard Knobloch
Combinatorics

Nick Bingham
The Law of Large Numbers and Part IV

David Bellhouse
Life annuities: the legacy of Nicolaus Bernoulli's suggestion to complete Part IV

Morning and afternoon refreshments will be served either side of a sandwich lunch.

Registration with payment is required using the relevant booking form.






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