Probability and Statistics by Example: Volume 1, Basic Probability and Statistics

Author: Yuri Suhov,Michael Kelbert,Mark Kelbert

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521847667

Category: Mathematics

Page: 372

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This subject is critical in many modern applications such as mathematical finance, quantitative management, telecommunications, signal processing, bioinformatics, as well as traditional ones such as insurance, social science and engineering. The authors have rectified deficiencies in traditional lecture-based methods by collecting together a wealth of exercises for which they have supplied complete solutions. These solutions are adapted to needs and skills of students. Experience shows that users of this book will find the subject more interesting and they will be better equipped to solve problems in practice and under examination conditions.

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Author: Vijay K. Rohatgi,A. K. Md. Ehsanes Saleh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118165683

Category: Mathematics

Page: 744

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The second edition of a well-received book that was published 24 years ago and continues to sell to this day, An Introduction to Probability and Statistics is now revised to incorporate new information as well as substantial updates of existing material.

Probability and Statistics with Integrated Software Routines

Author: Ronald Deep

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123694639

Category: Mathematics

Page: 686

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Probability & Statistics with Integrated Software Routines is a calculus-based treatment of probability concurrent with and integrated with statistics through interactive, tailored software applications designed to enhance the phenomena of probability and statistics. The software programs make the book unique. The book comes with a CD containing the interactive software leading to the Statistical Genie. The student can issue commands repeatedly while making parameter changes to observe the effects. Computer programming is an excellent skill for problem solvers, involving design, prototyping, data gathering, testing, redesign, validating, etc, all wrapped up in the scientific method. See also: CD to accompany Probability and Stats with Integrated Software Routines (0123694698) * Incorporates more than 1,000 engaging problems with answers * Includes more than 300 solved examples * Uses varied problem solving methods

Probability and Statistics with Applications: A Problem Solving Text

Author: Leonard Asimow, Ph.D., ASA,Mark Maxwell, Ph.D., ASA

Publisher: ACTEX Publications

ISBN: 1625424728

Category: Mathematics

Page: 600

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This text is listed on the Course of Reading for SOA Exam P. Probability and Statistics with Applications is an introductory textbook designed to make the subject accessible to college freshmen and sophomores concurrent with Calc II and III, with a prerequisite of just one smester of calculus. It is organized specifically to meet the needs of students who are preparing for the Society of Actuaries qualifying Examination P and Casualty Actuarial Society's new Exam S. Sample actuarial exam problems are integrated throughout the text along with an abundance of illustrative examples and 870 exercises. The book provides the content to serve as the primary text for a standard two-semester advanced undergraduate course in mathematical probability and statistics. 2nd Edition Highlights Expansion of statistics portion to cover CAS ST and all of the statistics portion of CAS SAbundance of examples and sample exam problems for both Exams SOA P and CAS SCombines best attributes of a solid text and an actuarial exam study manual in one volumeWidely used by college freshmen and sophomores to pass SOA Exam P early in their college careersMay be used concurrently with calculus coursesNew or rewritten sections cover topics such as discrete and continuous mixture distributions, non-homogeneous Poisson processes, conjugate pairs in Bayesian estimation, statistical sufficiency, non-parametric statistics, and other topics also relevant to SOA Exam C.

Applied Probability and Statistics

Author: Mario Lefebvre

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387285059

Category: Mathematics

Page: 358

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This book moves systematically through the topic of applied probability from an introductory chapter to such topics as random variables and vectors, stochastic processes, estimation, testing and regression. The topics are well chosen and the presentation is enriched by many examples from real life. Each chapter concludes with many original, solved and unsolved problems and hundreds of multiple choice questions, enabling those unfamiliar with the topics to master them. Additionally appealing are historical notes on the mathematicians mentioned throughout, and a useful bibliography. A distinguishing character of the book is its thorough and succinct handling of the varied topics.

Weighing the Odds

A Course in Probability and Statistics

Author: David Williams

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521006187

Category: Mathematics

Page: 547

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Advanced textbook; many examples and exercises, often with hints or solutions; code provided for computational examples and simulations.

Everyday Probability and Statistics

Health, Elections, Gambling and War

Author: M. M. Woolfson

Publisher: Imperial College Press

ISBN: 184816033X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 223

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Probability and statistics impinge on the life of the average person in a variety of ways OCo as is suggested by the title of this book. Very often, information is provided that is factually accurate but intended to present a biased view. This book presents the important results of probability and statistics without making heavy mathematical demands on the reader. It should enable an intelligent reader to properly assess statistical information and to understand that the same information can be presented in different ways.

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS WITH RELIABILITY, QUEUING, AND COMPUTER SCIENCE APPLICATIONS

Author: KISHOR SHRIDHARBHAI TRIVEDI

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 9788120305083

Category: Mathematics

Page: 640

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This book provides an introduction to probability, stochastic processes, and statistics for students of computer science, electrical/computer engineering, reliability engineering and applied mathematics. It prepares the student for solving practical stochastic modelling problems, and for the more advanced courses on queuing or reliability theory. The text emphasizes on applications, illustrating each theoretical concept by solved examples relating to algorithm analysis or communication related problems.The prerequisites are a knowledge of calculus, a course on introduction to computer programming, and an understanding of computer organization. The book is also suitable for self-study by computer professionals and mathematicians interested in applications.

Fuzzy Probability and Statistics

Author: James J. Buckley

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540308415

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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1.1 Introduction This book is written in the following divisions: (1) the introductory chapters consisting of Chapters 1 and 2; (2) introduction to fuzzy probability in Ch- ters3-5; (3)introductiontofuzzyestimationinChapters6-11; (4)fuzzy/crisp estimatorsofprobabilitydensity(mass)functionsbasedonafuzzymaximum entropyprincipleinChapters12-14; (5)introductiontofuzzyhypothesiste- ing in Chapters 15-18; (6) fuzzy correlation and regression in Chapters 19-25; (7) Chapters 26 and 27 are about a fuzzy ANOVA model; (8) a fuzzy esti- tor of the median in nonparametric statistics in Chapter 28; and (9) random fuzzy numbers with applications to Monte Carlo studies in Chapter 29. First we need to be familiar with fuzzy sets. All you need to know about fuzzy sets for this book comprises Chapter 2. For a beginning introduction to fuzzysetsandfuzzylogicsee[8]. Oneotheritemrelatingtofuzzysets, needed infuzzyhypothesistesting, isalsoinChapter2: howwewilldeterminewhich of the following three possibilities is trueM N or M? N, for two fuzzy numbers M, N. TheintroductiontofuzzyprobabilityinChapters3-5isbasedonthebook [1] and the reader is referred to that book for more information, especially applications. Whatisnewhereis: (1)usinganonlinearoptimizationprogram in Maple [13] to solve certain optimization problems in fuzzy probability, where previously we used a graphical method; and (2) a new algorithm, suitable for using only pencil and paper, for solving some restricted fuzzy arithmetic problems. The introduction to fuzzy estimation is based on the book [3] and we refer the interested reader to that book for more about fuzzy estimators.

Probability and Statistics for Finance

Author: Svetlozar T. Rachev,Markus Hoechstoetter,Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA,Sergio M. Focardi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470400935

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

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A comprehensive look at how probability and statistics is applied to the investment process Finance has become increasingly more quantitative, drawing on techniques in probability and statistics that many finance practitioners have not had exposure to before. In order to keep up, you need a firm understanding of this discipline. Probability and Statistics for Finance addresses this issue by showing you how to apply quantitative methods to portfolios, and in all matter of your practices, in a clear, concise manner. Informative and accessible, this guide starts off with the basics and builds to an intermediate level of mastery. • Outlines an array of topics in probability and statistics and how to apply them in the world of finance • Includes detailed discussions of descriptive statistics, basic probability theory, inductive statistics, and multivariate analysis • Offers real-world illustrations of the issues addressed throughout the text The authors cover a wide range of topics in this book, which can be used by all finance professionals as well as students aspiring to enter the field of finance.

Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers

Author: Milan Holický

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642383009

Category: Mathematics

Page: 181

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The theory of probability and mathematical statistics is becoming an indispensable discipline in many branches of science and engineering. This is caused by increasing significance of various uncertainties affecting performance of complex technological systems. Fundamental concepts and procedures used in analysis of these systems are often based on the theory of probability and mathematical statistics. The book sets out fundamental principles of the probability theory, supplemented by theoretical models of random variables, evaluation of experimental data, sampling theory, distribution updating and tests of statistical hypotheses. Basic concepts of Bayesian approach to probability and two-dimensional random variables, are also covered. Examples of reliability analysis and risk assessment of technological systems are used throughout the book to illustrate basic theoretical concepts and their applications. The primary audience for the book includes undergraduate and graduate students of science and engineering, scientific workers and engineers and specialists in the field of reliability analysis and risk assessment. Except basic knowledge of undergraduate mathematics no special prerequisite is required.

Probability and Statistics for Engineers

Author: Richard Scheaffer,Madhuri Mulekar,James McClave

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534403026

Category: Mathematics

Page: 848

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PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS provides a one-semester, calculus-based introduction to engineering statistics that focuses on making intelligent sense of real engineering data and interpreting results. Traditional topics are presented thorough an accessible modern framework that emphasizes the statistical thinking, data collection and analysis, decision-making, and process improvement skills that engineers need on a daily basis to solve real problems. The text continues to be driven by its hallmark array of engineering applications--thoroughly expanded and modernized for the 5th edition--which tackle timely, interesting, and illuminating scenarios that show students the rich context behind the concepts. Within the presentation of topics and applications the authors continually develop students’ intuition for collecting their own real data, analyzing it with the latest graphical tools, and interpreting the results with a goal of improving quality control and problem-solving process. Students will not only gain solid understanding of concepts and their real-life practicality, but will learn to become active statistical practitioners for their own future careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Sheldon M. Ross

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080919379

Category: Mathematics

Page: 680

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This updated text provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Ross emphasizes the manner in which probability yields insight into statistical problems; ultimately resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples throughout the book, and this emphasis on data motivates the probability coverage. As with the previous editions, Ross' text has remendously clear exposition, plus real-data examples and exercises throughout the text. Numerous exercises, examples, and applications apply probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations. New to the 4th Edition: - New Chapter on Simulation, Bootstrap Statistical Methods, and Permutation Tests - 20% New Updated problem sets and applications, that demonstrate updated applications to engineering as well as biological, physical and computer science - New Real data examples that use significant real data from actual studies across life science, engineering, computing and business - New End of Chapter review material that emphasizes key ideas as well as the risks associated with practical application of the material

Probability and Statistics

The Science of Uncertainty

Author: John Tabak

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0816068739

Category: Mathematical statistics

Page: 241

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Presents a survey of the history and evolution of the branch of mathematics that focuses on probability and statistics, including useful applications and notable mathematicians in this area.

Counterexamples in Probability And Statistics

Author: Joseph P. Romano,A.F. Siegel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780412989018

Category: Mathematics

Page: 328

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This volume contains six early mathematical works, four papers on fiducial inference, five on transformations, and twenty-seven on a miscellany of topics in mathematical statistics. Several previously unpublished works are included.

Stochastics

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Author: Hans-Otto Georgii

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110191455

Category: Mathematics

Page: 370

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This book is a translation of the third edition of the well accepted German textbook 'Stochastik', which presents the fundamental ideas and results of both probability theory and statistics, and comprises the material of a one-year course. The stochastic concepts, models and methods are motivated by examples and problems and then developed and analysed systematically.

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: Jay Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538733527

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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This market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics for engineering students in all specialties. Proven, accurate, and lauded for its excellent examples, PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES evidences Jay Devore’s reputation as an outstanding author and leader in the academic community. Devore emphasizes concepts, models, methodology, and applications as opposed to rigorous mathematical development and derivations. Aided by his lively and realistic examples, students go beyond simply learning about statistics--they also learn how to put statistical methods to use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Probability and Statistical Inference

Author: Nitis Mukhopadhyay

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824703790

Category: Mathematics

Page: 665

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Priced very competitively compared with other textbooks at this level! This gracefully organized textbook reveals the rigorous theory of probability and statistical inference in the style of a tutorial, using worked examples, exercises, numerous figures and tables, and computer simulations to develop and illustrate concepts. Beginning with an introduction to the basic ideas and techniques in probability theory and progressing to more rigorous topics, Probability and Statistical Inference studies the Helmert transformation for normal distributions and the waiting time between failures for exponential distributions develops notions of convergence in probability and distribution spotlights the central limit theorem (CLT) for the sample variance introduces sampling distributions and the Cornish-Fisher expansions concentrates on the fundamentals of sufficiency, information, completeness, and ancillarity explains Basu's Theorem as well as location, scale, and location-scale families of distributions covers moment estimators, maximum likelihood estimators (MLE), Rao-Blackwellization, and the Cramér-Rao inequality discusses uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators (UMVUE) and Lehmann-Scheffé Theorems focuses on the Neyman-Pearson theory of most powerful (MP) and uniformly most powerful (UMP) tests of hypotheses, as well as confidence intervals includes the likelihood ratio (LR) tests for the mean, variance, and correlation coefficient summarizes Bayesian methods describes the monotone likelihood ratio (MLR) property handles variance stabilizing transformations provides a historical context for statistics and statistical discoveries showcases great statisticians through biographical notes Employing over 1400 equations to reinforce its subject matter, Probability and Statistical Inference is a groundbreaking text for first-year graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in probability and statistical inference who have completed a calculus prerequisite, as well as a supplemental text for classes in Advanced Statistical Inference or Decision Theory.

Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics

Author: Murray Spiegel,John Schiller,R. Srinivasan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071386531

Category: Mathematics

Page: 408

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Selling over 220,000 copies in its first edition, Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics has become a vital resource for the more than 977,000 college students who enroll in related probability and statistics courses each year. Its big-picture, calculus-based approach makes it an especially authoriatative reference for engineering and science majors. Now thoroughly update, this second edition includes vital new coverage of order statistics, best critical regions, likelihood ratio tests, and other key topics.