References for Morgan Crofton

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  1. W J Adams, The life and times of the central limit theorem (New York, 1974).
  2. A Dale, A history of inverse probability : From Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson (New York, 1999).
  3. Fathers of the Society of Jesus, A page of Irish history : Story of University College Dublin 1883-1909 (Dublin, 1930).


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  2. R Gow, Some Galway professors of mathematics and of natural philosophy, Irish Math. Soc. Bull. No. 35 (1995), 42-48.
  3. R Langevin, La petite musique de la géométrie intégrale, in La recherche de la vérité (Paris, 1999), 117-143.
  4. Obituary : Morgan William Crofton, Proc. London Math. Soc. 14 (1915), xxix-xxx.
  5. M T Peres Larigno, On the history of the notion of geometric probability (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (4) (1985), 100-103.
  6. G Saban, Integral geometry (Italian), Archimede 35 (3) (1983), 110-126.
  7. E Seneta, K Parshall and F Jongmans, Nineteenth-century developments in geometric probability : J J Sylvester, M W Crofton, J-E Barbier, and J Bertrand, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 55 (6) (2001), 501-524.

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