# an introduction to probability theory and its applications; volume i

Language: English Series: a wiley publication in mathematical statistics. mathematical statistics | shewhart, walter a. (ed.) | wilks, samuel s. (ed.)Publication details: new york, london : john wiley and sons 1962, novemberEdition: 2. ed., 7. prDescription: xv, 461 ppItem type | Current library | Shelving location | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | |
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Non-Loanable | Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) | Book | 1315-A/I | Missing Not for loan | IHS100259704 |

from the table of contents: introduction: the nature of probability theory; the sample space; elements of combinatorial analysis; fluctuations in coin tossing and random walks; combination of events; conditional probability. stochastic independence; the binomial and the poisson distributions; the normal approximation to the binomial distribution; unlimited sequences of bernoulli trials; random variables. expectation; laws of large numbers; integral valued variables. generating functions; compound distributions. branching processes; recurrent events. the renewal equation; random walk and ruin problems; markov chains; algebraic treatment of finite markov chains; the simplest time-dependent stochastic processes;

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