10: Geometric Models


In this chapter, we explore several problems in geometric probability. These problems are interesting, conceptually clear, and the analysis is relatively simple. Thus, they are good problems for the student of probability. In addition, Buffon's problems and Bertrand's problem are historically famous, and contributed significantly to the early development of probability theory.

• 10.1: Buffon's Problems
Buffon's experiments are very old and famous random experiments, named after comte de Buffon. These experiments are considered to be among the first problems in geometric probability.