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The Theory That Would Not Die: How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

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The history of Bayes’ theorem and its controversial role in science’s use of statistics.

Yale Univ. Press, 2011, 336 p., $27.50.

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