Probability theory and its models

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Humphreys, Paul
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This paper argues for the status of formal probability theory as a mathematical, rather than a scientific, theory. David Freedman and Philip Stark's concept of model based probabilities is examined and is used as a bridge between the formal theory and applications.
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Mathematics - Probability, 62A01 (Primary)
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