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    1. G. L. Buffon, in “Essai d’Arithm´etique Morale,” Oeuvres Compl`etes de Buffon avec Supplements, tome iv, ed. Dum´enil (Paris, 1836).
    2. M. D. Perlman and M. J. Wichura, “Sharpening Buffon’s Needle,” The American Statistician, vol. 29, no. 4 (1975), pp. 157–163
    3. J. Bertrand, Calcul des Probabilit´es (Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1889).
    4. E. T. Jaynes, “The Well-Posed Problem,” in Papers on Probability, Statistics and Statistical Physics, R. D. Rosencrantz, ed. (Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1983), pp. 133–148.
    5. G. L. Buffon, Histoire Naturelle, Generali et Particular avec le Descripti´on du Cabinet du Roy, 44 vols. (Paris: L‘Imprimerie Royale, 1749–1803)
    6. G. L. Buffon, “Essai d’Arithm´etique Morale,” p. 301.
    7. ibid., pp. 277–278.
    8. N. T. Gridgeman, “Geometric Probability and the Number π” Scripta Mathematika, vol. 25, no. 3, (1960), pp. 183–195
    9. P. S. Laplace, Théorie Analytique des Probabilit´es (Paris: Courcier, 1812).

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