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Title: Bruno De Finetti Papers
Collection Number: ASP.1992.01
Creator: De Finetti, Bruno

Collection Dates: 1924-2000
Extent: 11.5 linear feet (15 large and 6 small document cases, 3 record center cartons of annotated books)

Language: English

Abstract:
Bruno de Finetti was an Italian probabilist and statistician, noted for the "operational subjective" conception of probability. He provided significant contributions to the theory and the foundations of probability, and his work laid the foundation for the modern subjectivist interpretation of probability. The papers include de Finetti's student notebooks, research papers, lecture and teaching notes, professional and administrative records, newspaper clippings, personal and professional correspondence, and volumes of books from his personal library. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available electronically within the finding aid.