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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Probability

John Haigh.

April 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Probability. 144 pages.

Probability: A Very Short Introduction explores ideas of probability and the different philosophical approaches to it. It provides a brief account of the history of development of...

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Historical sketch

in Probability

April 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Probability. 4417 words.

‘Historical sketch’ outlines some of the notable discoveries in the field of probability research. Fermat and Pascal both showed ways of determining the winner of a series based on partial...

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Games people play

John Haigh.

in Probability

April 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Probability. 3561 words.

‘Games people play’ looks at how probability can be appreciated and manipulated in different games. In a lottery there is no way of increasing the probability of your numbers coming up....

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Applications in science, medicine, and operations research

in Probability

April 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Probability. 4917 words.

‘Applications in science, medicine, and operations research’ applies theories of probability to a range of different subject areas. Brownian motion of particles in liquid was explained by...

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Other applications

in Probability

April 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Probability. 3525 words.

‘Other applications’ explores the applications of probability theory in less obvious fields, such as law, social science, sport, and economics. Many probability terms are used in a legal...

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