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Old 2014-03-18, 14:37   #8
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Originally Posted by Mini-Geek View Post
Also of note in this area: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poisson_distribution As one who learned much about probability through my prime searches, I can say that understanding Poisson probabilities is a major part of it: it helps make sense of the random event of finding a prime. Sorry I can't recommend specific literature for the class, I learned through online resources.
Hmm I was curious, so I dug up the article regarding prime numbers in the link you gave (the 1976 one by Patrick X. Gallagher) =]
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