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mathematical probability

n
1. (Statistics) the probability of an event consisting of n out of m possible equally likely occurrences, defined to be n/m. See also principle of indifference
2. (Statistics) the study of such probabilities
Brit equivalent: classical probability
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Furthermore, our need to use mathematical probability theory, in a sense, reflects a need to bridge the reality of events in everyday life and the philosophy of logic (4).
In particular, cognitive interventions using epistemic knowledge attached to the concept of probability--for instance, familiarizing the learner with other scientific interpretations of probability (9), and with the epistemic knowledge connected to the scientific design of the mathematical probability and of each of the scientific interpretations of probability individually and connected to the way these formal accounts represent the physical reality--will potentially (10) help the gambler to distinguish between probability and physical possibility, by taking probability as a mathematical or pseudo-mathematical non-absolute measure of possibility, understanding that probability measures only events belonging to ideal structures that only approximate reality through representation.
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With applications including wavelets, fractals and engineering topics such as frames and signal or image processing are presentations on harmonic analysis, symmetric spaces, representation theory (including continuous, discrete, finite, infinite, compact and non-compact groups), operator theory, partial differential equations and mathematical probability.
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This is a complicated and challenging process that relies on historical records and mathematical probability analysis.

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