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Agner Krarup Erlang

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Benoit Mandelbrot

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Benoit Mandelbrot

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal : biography 19 June 1623 - 19 August 1662 Aside from their religious influence, the Provincial Letters were popular as a literary work....

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Blaise Pascal

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal : biography 19 June 1623 - 19 August 1662 Pascal replicated the experiment in Paris by carrying a barometer up to the top...

Blaise Pascal

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