6.R References
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H. Sagan, Math. Mag., vol. 54, no. 1 (1981), pp. 310.↩

Quoted in F. N. David, (London: Griffin, 1962), p. 231.↩

C. Huygens, translation attributed to John Arbuthnot (London, 1692), p. 34.↩

ibid., p. 35.↩

ibid., p. 47.↩

Quoted in I. Hacking, (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1975).↩

ibid., p. 108.↩

ibid., p. 109.↩

E. Halley, “An Estimate of The Degrees of Mortality of Mankind," vol. 17 (1693), pp. 596–610; 654–656.↩

E. Thorp, (New York: Random House, 1962).↩

P. Diaconis and R. Graham, “The Analysis of Sequential Experiments with Feedback to Subjects," vol. 9 (1981), pp. 3–23.↩

J. F. Box, (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1978).↩

E. Thorp, (New York: Random House, 1962).↩

W. Feller, 3rd ed., vol. 1 (New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1968), p. 240.↩

H. Schultz, “An Expected Value Problem," vol. 10, no. 4 (1979), pp. 277–78.↩

W. Feller, Introduction to Probability Theory, vol. 1, p. 166.↩

B. Pittel, Problem #1195, vol. 58, no. 3 (May 1985), pg. 183.↩

J. Propp, Problem #1159, vol. 57, no. 1 (Feb. 1984), pg. 50.↩

H. Shultz and B. Leonard, “Unexpected Occurrences of the Number \(e\)," vol. 62, no. 4 (October, 1989), pp. 269271.↩

Private communication.↩