8. Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713)

  1. Prakash Gorroochurn

Published Online: 7 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314340.ch8

Classic Problems of Probability

Classic Problems of Probability

How to Cite

Gorroochurn, P. (2012) Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713), in Classic Problems of Probability, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118314340.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118063255

Online ISBN: 9781118314340

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Keywords:

  • Jacob Bernoulli and his Golden Theorem (1713);
  • Bernoulli's law, proportion of heads converging in probability to p as n;
  • direct contradiction of Bernoulli's law of large numbers;
  • Bernoulli's WLLN, “golden theorem,” about weak convergence;
  • Bernoulli, and probability, as objective or epistemic

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