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Counterexamples in Probability: Third Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Counterexamples in Probability: Third Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Jordan M. Stoyanov
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Most mathematical examples illustrate the truth of a statement; conversely, counterexamples demonstrate a statement's falsity if changing the conditions. Mathematicians have always prized counterexamples as intrinsically enjoyable objects of study as... (read more)

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Probabilities on Algebraic Structures
Probabilities on Algebraic Structures
by Ulf Grenander
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Grenander's text, a systematic account of the theory of probability for certain sample spaces with algebraic structure, covers semi-groups, groups, linear vector spaces, and algebra. It states and studies fundamental probabilistic problems for these... (read more)

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Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems (New in Paperback) (Princeton Puzzlers)
Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems (New in Paperback) (Princeton Puzzlers)
by Paul J Nahin
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"Paul Nahin's Digital Dice is a marvelous book, one that is even better than his Duelling Idiots. Nahin presents twenty-one great probability problems, from George Gamow's famous elevator paradox (as corrected by Donald Knuth) to a bewildering puzzle... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Mathematics / Seminaire de Probabilites #2006: Seminaire de Probabilites XLIII
Lecture Notes in Mathematics / Seminaire de Probabilites #2006: Seminaire de Probabilites XLIII
by Catherine Donati Martin
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This is a new volume of the Séminaire de Probabilité which was started in the 60's. Following the tradition, this volume contains up to 20 original research and survey articles on several topics related to stochastic analysisThis volume contains J... (read more)

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A First Course in Stochastic Processes
A First Course in Stochastic Processes
by Samuel Karlin
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The purpose, level, and style of this new edition conform to the tenets set forth in the original preface. The authors continue with their tack of developing simultaneously theory and applications, intertwined so that they refurbish and elucidate each... (read more)

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Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability
Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability
by Michael Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan
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A compelling journey through history, mathematics, and philosophy, charting humanityand#146;s struggle against randomness Our lives are played out in the arena of chance. However little we recognize it in our day-to-day existence, we are always riding... (read more)

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Mathematical Methods in Robust Control of Discrete-Time Linear Stochastic Systems
Mathematical Methods in Robust Control of Discrete-Time Linear Stochastic Systems
by Vasile Dragan
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In this monograph the authors develop a theory for the robust control of discrete-time stochastic systems, subjected to both independent random perturbations and to Markov chains. Such systems are widely used to provide mathematical models for real... (read more)

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London Mathematical Society Student Texts #52: Finite Markov Chains and Algorithmic Applications
London Mathematical Society Student Texts #52: Finite Markov Chains and Algorithmic Applications
by Olle Haggstrom
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This text is ideal for advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate students. The author first develops the necessary background in probability theory and Markov chains before using it to study a range of randomized algorithms with important applications... (read more)

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Gaussian Processes, Function Theory, and the Inverse Spectral Problem
Gaussian Processes, Function Theory, and the Inverse Spectral Problem
by H Dym
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This book deals with the relation between the past and the future of a real, one-dimensional, stationary Gaussian process. Kolmogorov and Wiener showed how best to predict the future knowing the whole past. The more difficult problem, when only a finite... (read more)

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Cime Summer Schools #42: Some Aspects of Diffusion Theory: Lectures Given at a Summer School of the Centro Internazionale Matematico Estivo (C.I.M.E.) Held in Varenna (Como),
Cime Summer Schools #42: Some Aspects of Diffusion Theory: Lectures Given at a Summer School of the Centro Internazionale Matematico Estivo (C.I.M.E.) Held in Varenna (Como),
by A Pignedoli
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V.C.A. Ferraro: Diffusion of ions in a plasma with applications to the ionosphere.- P.C. Kendall: On the diffusion in the atmosphere and ionosphere.-F. Henin: Kinetic equations and Brownian motion.- T. Kahan:Théorie des réacteurs nucléaires: méthodes... (read more)

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A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities
A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities
by Marquis De Laplace
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A classic of science, this famous essay by "the Newton of France" introduces lay readers to the concepts and uses of probability theory. It is of especial interest today as an application of mathematical techniques to problems in social and biological... (read more)

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Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics #18: An Introduction to Stochastic Filtering Theory
Oxford Graduate Texts in Mathematics #18: An Introduction to Stochastic Filtering Theory
by Jie Xiong
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Stochastic Filtering Theory uses probability tools to estimate unobservable stochastic processes that arise in many applied fields including communication, target-tracking, and mathematical finance. As a topic, Stochastic Filtering Theory has progressed... (read more)

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Noncommutative Probability and Random Matrices at Saint-Flour (Probability at Saint-Flour)
Noncommutative Probability and Random Matrices at Saint-Flour (Probability at Saint-Flour)
by Philippe Biane
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Founded in 1971, the Saint-Flour Probability Summer School is organised every year by the mathematics department of the Université Blaise Pascal at Clermont-Ferrand, France, and held in the pleasant surroundings of an 18th century seminary building in... (read more)

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Probability for Dummies (For Dummies)
Probability for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Deborah J Rumsey
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Packed with practical tips and techniques for solving probability problems Increase your chances of acing that probability exam -- or winning at the casino! Whether you're hitting the books for a probability or statistics course or hitting the tables at... (read more)

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Rationality & Coordination
Rationality & Coordination
by Cristina Bicchieri
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This book explores how individual actions coordinate to produce unintended social consequences. In the past this phenomenon has been explained as the outcome of rational, self-interested individual behaviour. Professor Bicchieri shows that this is in no... (read more)

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Probability Demystified
Probability Demystified
by Allan G. Bluman
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Many people do not understand the basic concepts of probability, as evidenced by the proliferation of those participating in lotteries, horse racing, and gambling at casinos. But probability and statistics are becoming increasingly important in todays... (read more)

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Markov Chains
Markov Chains
by Wai Ki Ching
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This new edition of Markov Chains: Models, Algorithms and Applications has been completely reformatted as a text, complete with end-of-chapter exercises, a new focus on management science, new applications of the models, and new examples with... (read more)

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Continuous-Time Markov Jump Linear Systems (Probability and Its Applications)
Continuous-Time Markov Jump Linear Systems (Probability and Its Applications)
by Oswaldo L. V. Costa
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It has been widely recognized nowadays the importance of introducing mathematical models that take into account possible sudden changes in the dynamical behavior of a high-integrity systems or a safety-critical system. Such systems can be found in... (read more)

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Nonlinear Filtering and Smoothing: An Introduction to Martingales, Stochastic Integrals and Estimation
Nonlinear Filtering and Smoothing: An Introduction to Martingales, Stochastic Integrals and Estimation
by Venkataram Krishnan
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Most useful for graduate students in engineering and finance who have a basic knowledge of probability theory, this volume is designed to give a concise understanding of martingales, stochastic integrals, and estimation. It emphasizes applications. Many... (read more)

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Introduction to Probability (Dover Books on Advanced Mathematics)
Introduction to Probability (Dover Books on Advanced Mathematics)
by John E Freund
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Thorough, lucid coverage of permutations and factorials, probabilities and odds, frequency interpretation, mathematical expectation, decision making, postulates of probability, rule of elimination, binomial distribution, geometric distribution, standard... (read more)

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