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Le problème de Buffon–Synge pour une corde

  • C. Donati-Martin (a1)


This paper deals with the thrown string problem posed by Synge [12]. The models studied are those of Willenborg [14] and Kingman [7]. The convergence results obtained are complementary to those of Kingman, although they are derived by quite different methods involving the use of martingales.


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Le problème de Buffon–Synge pour une corde

  • C. Donati-Martin (a1)


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