{"isbn_13": ["9780471257080"], "last_modified": {"type": "/type/datetime", "value": "2008-04-29 13:35:46.87638"}, "languages": [{"key": "/languages/eng"}], "series": ["An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications (1)"], "publishers": ["Wiley"], "number_of_pages": 528, "first_sentence": {"type": "/type/text", "value": "The mathematical theory of probability gains practical value and an intuitive meaning in connection with real or conceptual experiments such as tossing a coin once, tossing a coin 100 times, throwing three dice, arranging a deck of cards, matching two decks of cards, playing roulette, observing the life span of a radioactive atom or a person, selecting a random sample of people and observing the number of left-handers in it, crossing two species of plants and observing the phenotypes of the offspring; or with phenomena such as the sex of a newborn baby, the number of busy trunklines in a telephone exchange, the number of calls on a telephone, random noise in an electrical communication system, routine quality control of a production process, frequency of accidents, the number of double stars in a region of the skies, the position of a particle under diffusion."}, "isbn_10": ["0471257087"], "publish_date": "1968", "key": "/books/OL7614185M", "authors": [{"key": "/authors/OL2120164A"}], "title": "An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Volume 1", "type": {"key": "/type/edition"}, "id": 10364645, "revision": 1}