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On the impossibility of events of zero probability


  • Zaman, Asad


A logically consistent way of maintaining the events of probability zero are actually impossible is presented.

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  • Zaman, Asad, 1987. "On the impossibility of events of zero probability," MPRA Paper 9966, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:9966

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    impossibility; zero probability; Omega consistency;

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    • C49 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Other


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