Journal of Applied Probability

Applied probability before 1964, and after 2014

J. F. C. Kingman


This paper is an edited version of a talk given in Sheffield as part of the celebration of fifty years of the Applied Probability Trust and its journals. I sought to sketch the background to the Trust's formation in the development of different applications of probability during the previous century, and to draw lessons for the future of the discipline and therefore of its journals.

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J. Appl. Probab., Volume 51A (2014), 5-9.

First available in Project Euclid: 2 December 2014

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Primary: 60-01: Instructional exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.)
Secondary: 01A60: 20th century 01A67: Future prospectives

Applied probability history of probability future directions


Kingman, J. F. C. Applied probability before 1964, and after 2014. J. Appl. Probab. 51A (2014), 5--9. doi:10.1239/jap/1417528462.

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