6 edition of **Perplexing Problems in Probability (Progress in Probability)** found in the catalog.

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Published
**July 1999** by Birkhauser Verlag AG .

Written in English

- Probability & statistics,
- Probabilities

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 432 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL12866523M |

ISBN 10 | 3764340932 |

ISBN 10 | 9783764340933 |

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Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble.In Harry gave lectures on first passage percolation at the St. Flour Probability Summer School. This subject dates back to Hammersley’s paper and was greatly advanced by Smythe and Weirman’s book. However, Harry’s paper attracted a number of people to work on the subject and it has continued to be a very active area.0 Problems solved: Mark A Pinsky, Rick Durrett: Mutual Invadability Implies Coexistence in Spatial Models 0th Edition 0 Problems solved: Rick Durrett, Richard Durrett: Perplexing Problems in Probability 1st Edition 0 Problems solved: Maury Bramson, R.

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