Quote: Lippmann on the Normal Distribution

Everyone believes in the normal law, the experimenters because they imagine that it is a mathematical theorem, and the mathematicians because they think it is an experimental fact. is a quote by French physicist Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann (1945-1921). The quote may used in a class discussion of the assumption of normality. It can be found in Henri Poincare's 1896 book "Calcul de Probabilities" (in French).
Rating: 
0
No votes yet
Author Name: 
Gabriel Lippmann
Source Code Available: 
Source Code Available
Intended User Role: 
Learner, Teacher
Material Type: 
Resource Type: 
Copyrights: 
Yes
Cost: 
Free for All
Math Level: 

You must Login or Register to post comments.

list