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Elementary Probability

Elementary Probability - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0521534284

Cover of Elementary Probability 2ND 03 (ISBN 978-0521534284)
ISBN13: 978-0521534284
ISBN10: 0521534283
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2003
International: No

Elementary Probability - 2ND 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521534284

David Stirzaker

ISBN13: 978-0521534284
ISBN10: 0521534283
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Now available in a fully revised and updated new edition, this well established textbook affords a clear introduction to the theory of probability. Topics covered include conditional probability, independence, discrete and continuous random variables, generating functions and limit theorems, and an introduction to Markov chains. The text is accessible to undergraduate students and provides numerous examples and exercises to help develop the important skills necessary for problem solving.

Table of Contents

1. Probability

2. Conditional probability and independence

3. Counting

4. Random variables: distribution and expectation

5. Random vectors: independence and dependence

6. Generating functions and their applications

7. Continuous random variables

8. Jointly continuous random variables

9. Markov chains

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