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Edition: 8TH 10

Copyright: 2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010

International: No

Copyright: 2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010

International: No

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This introduction presents the mathematical theory of probability for readers in the fields of engineering and the sciences who possess knowledge of elementary calculus. Presents new examples and exercises throughout. Offers a new section that presents an elegant way of computing the moments of random variables defined as the number of events that occur. Gives applications to binomial, hypergeometric, and negative hypergeometric random variables, as well as random variables resulting from coupon collecting and match models. Provides additional results on inclusion-exclusion identity, Poisson paradigm, multinomial distribution, and bivariate normal distribution A useful reference for engineering and science professionals.

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Summary

This introduction presents the mathematical theory of probability for readers in the fields of engineering and the sciences who possess knowledge of elementary calculus. Presents new examples and exercises throughout. Offers a new section that presents an elegant way of computing the moments of random variables defined as the number of events that occur. Gives applications to binomial, hypergeometric, and negative hypergeometric random variables, as well as random variables resulting from coupon collecting and match models. Provides additional results on inclusion-exclusion identity, Poisson paradigm, multinomial distribution, and bivariate normal distribution A useful reference for engineering and science professionals.

Table of Contents

1. Combinatorial Analysis 2. Axioms of Probability 3. Conditional Probability and Independence 4. Random Variables 5. Continuous Random Variables 6. Jointly Distributed Random Variables 7. Properties of Expectation 8. Limit Theorems 9. Additional Topics in Probability 10. Simulation Appendix A. Answers to Selected Problems Appendix B. Solutions to Self-Test Problems and Exercises Index

Publisher Info

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2010

International: No

Published: 2010

International: No