Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » sci.math.* » sci.math

Topic: Recommended reading for WM Mueckenheim and others
Replies: 9   Last Post: Apr 16, 2013 12:37 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
FredJeffries@gmail.com

Posts: 1,052
Registered: 11/29/07
Re: Recommended reading for WM Mueckenheim and others
Posted: Apr 16, 2013 12:37 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

On Apr 7, 6:20 pm, david petry <david_lawrence_pe...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> The appendix to E. T. Jaynes' book "Probability Theory: The Logic Of Science" contains a lot of material relevant to Mueckenheim's discussion of infinity.
>
> http://www-biba.inrialpes.fr/Jaynes/cappb8.pdf


The entire book contains much that might be relevant. The work quoted
is full of examples (especially chapter 15) of calculation involving
"actually" (Jaynes's term) infinite sets. This book is a laying down
of the "really trustworthy standards of rigor" (Jaynes's phrase) for
certain calculations involving infinite sets.

See the comments to Matheology § 042

More of Jaynes's book can be found at:
http://omega.albany.edu:8008/JaynesBook.html
http://books.google.com/books?id=tTN4HuUNXjgC



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.