Calculated Bets Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win by Steven Skiena Cambridge University Press, , pgs., with notes and index. Calculated Bets has 74 ratings and 0 reviews. Calculated Bets describes a gambling system that works. Steven Skiena, a jai-alai enthusiast and computer s.. . Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win by Steven Skiena. Article in The Mathematical Gazette 86() · November .
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Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win by Steven S. Skiena
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Calculated Bets: Computers, Gambling, and Mathematical Modeling to Win
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Calculated Bets by Steven Skiena
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