The Role of Probability and Statistics in Physics

  • Gerhard Gerlich


There are extensive fields in physics where probability theory and statistics are of great importance. It cannot be the intention of this lecture to describe the role of probability and statistics in the whole field of statistical physics.


Quantum Theory Hide Variable External Electromagnetic Field Infinite Dimensional Hilbert Space Convex Linear Combination 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Gerlich
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  1. 1.Institut für Mathematische PhysikTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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