References for Thomas Bayes

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  1. I Hacking, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900314.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9013872/Thomas-Bayes

Books:

  1. J P Clero, Thomas Bayes. Essai en vue de résoudre un problème de la doctrine des chances (Paris, 1988).
  2. A I Dale, Most honourable rememberance : The life and work of Thomas Bayes (New York- Berlin- Heidelberg, 2003).
  3. L J Savage, The foundations of statistics (New York-London, 1954).

Articles:

  1. G A Barnard, Thomas Bayes - a biographical note, Biometrika 45 (1958), 293-315.
  2. D R Bellhouse, 2001 : A Bayes odyssey, Chance 12 (3) (1999), 48-50.
  3. D R Bellhouse, On recently discovered manuscripts of Thomas Bayes, Historia Mathematica 29 (2002), 383-394.
  4. A I Dale, Thomas Bayes: A memorial, The Mathematical Intelligencer 11 (3) (1989), 18-19.
  5. A I Dale, Thomas Bayes's work on infinite series, Historia Math. 18 (4) (1991), 312-327.
  6. A I Dale, Thomas Bayes : some clues to his education, Statist. Probab. Lett. 9 (3) (1990), 289-290.
  7. A I Dale, On Bayes' theorem and the inverse Bernoulli theorem, Historia Math. 15 (4) (1988), 348-360.
  8. A I Dale, A newly-discovered result of Thomas Bayes, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 35 (2) (1986), 101-113.
  9. A I Dale, Bayes or Laplace? An examination of the origin and early applications of Bayes' theorem, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 27 (1) (1982), 23-47.
  10. H Dinges, Gedanken zum Aufsatz des Rev. Th. Bayes (1702-1761), Math. Semesterber. 30 (1) (1983), 61-105.
  11. P Dupont, Un joyau dans l'histoire des sciences : le mémoire de Thomas Bayes de 1763, Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Politec. Torino 37 (3) (1979), 105-138.
  12. J Earman, Bayes' Bayesianism, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 21 (3) (1990), 351-370.
  13. D A Gillies, Was Bayes a Bayesian?, Historia Math. 14 (4) (1987), 325-346.
  14. I J Good, Bayes's red billard ball is also a herring, and why Bayes withheld publication, J. Stat. Comput. Simul. 29 (1988), 335-340.
  15. A Hald, Evaluations of the beta probability integral by Bayes and Price, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (2) (1990), 139-156.
  16. J D Holland, The Reverend Thomas Bayes, F.R.S. (1702-1761), J. Roy. Statist, Soc. A 125 (1962), 451-461.
  17. J D Holland, The Rev Thomas Bayes, Electronics and Power 11 (1965), 238.
  18. R W Home, Some manuscripts on electrical and other subjects attributed to Thomas Bayes, F.R.S., Notes and Records Roy. Soc. London 29 (1974), 81-90.
  19. F H Murray, A note on a scholium of Bayes, Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 36 (1930), 129-132.
  20. H L Seal, Thomas Bayes, International Encyclopedia of Statistics (1978), 7-9.
  21. G Shafer, Bayes's two arguments for the rule of conditioning, Ann. Statist. 10 (4) (1982), 1075-1089.
  22. G C Smith, Thomas Bayes and fluxions. Historia Math. 7 (4) (1980), 379-388.
  23. S M Stigler, The History of Statistics. The Measurement of Uncertainty before 1900 (Cambridge, Mass.-London, 1986), 88-.
  24. S M Stigler, Thomas Bayes's Bayesian inference, J. Roy. Statist. Soc. Ser. A 145 (2) (1982), 250-258.
  25. S M Stigler, Who discovered Bayes's theorem?, The American statistician 37 (1984), 290-296.
  26. Thomas Bayes's essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances, in E S Pearson and M G Kendall, Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability (London, 1970), 131-153.

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