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Basic probability theory and applications
|Series||Goodyear mathematics series|
|LC Classifications||QA273 .K448|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 516 p. :|
|Number of Pages||516|
|LC Control Number||75011186|
Notes on Probability Theory and Statistics. This note explains the following topics: Probability Theory, Random Variables, Distribution Functions, And Densities, Expectations And Moments Of Random Variables, Parametric Univariate Distributions, Sampling Theory, Point And Interval Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Statistical Inference, Asymptotic Theory, Likelihood Function, . Probability theory arose originally in connection with games of chance and then for a long time it was used primarily to investigate the credibility of testimony of witnesses in the “ethical” sciences. Nevertheless, probability has become a very powerful mathematical tool in understanding those aspects of the world that cannot be described by deterministic laws.
Introduction to Probability, Second Edition, discusses probability theory in a mathematically rigorous, yet accessible way. This one-semester basic probability textbook explains important concepts of probability while providing useful exercises and examples of real world applications for students to consider. The book is an introduction to probability written by one of the famous experts in this area. Readers will learn about the basic concepts of probability and its applications, preparing them for more advanced and specialized works.
Probability Theory Basics and Applications. Every one of us uses the words probable, probability or odds few times a day in common speech when referring to the possibility of a certain event r we have math skills or not, we frequently estimate and compare probabilities, sometimes without realizing it, especially when making decisions. This book presents a rigorous exposition of probability theory for a variety of applications. The first part of the book is a self-contained account of the fundamentals. Material suitable for advanced study is then developed from the basic concepts. Emphasis is placed on examples, sound interpretation of results and scope for applications.
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Chapter 1 introduces the probability model and provides motivation for the study of probability. The basic properties of a probability measure are developed. Chapter 2 deals with discrete, continuous, joint distributions, and the effects of a change of variable.
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An introductory chapter reviews the basic elements of differential calculus which are used in the material to follow. This book presents elementary probability theory with interesting and well-chosen applications that illustrate the theory.
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