Probability Theory & Applications

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Change-Point Analysis in Nonstationary Stochastic Models

Boris Brodsky
March 23, 2017

This book covers the development of methods for detection and estimation of changes in complex systems. These systems are generally described by nonstationary stochastic models, which comprise both static and dynamic regimes, linear and nonlinear dynamics, and constant and time-variant structures...

Continuous Improvement, Probability, and Statistics: Using Creative Hands-On Techniques

William Hooper
March 23, 2017

This book is for those that have struggled with the concept of statistics, have a genuine fear of data, and think the world of continuous improvement and experimentation is designed for few to understand. This book answers the question, why can’t every operator, technician, student, manager and...

Stochastic Processes: From Applications to Theory

Pierre Del Moral, Spiridon Penev
December 19, 2016

Unlike traditional books presenting stochastic processes in an academic way, this book includes concrete applications that students will find interesting such as gambling, finance, physics, signal processing, statistics, fractals, and biology. Written with an important illustrated guide in the...

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
December 13, 2016

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition shows students how probability has practical uses in many different fields, such as business, politics, and sports. In the book, students learn about probability concepts from real-world examples rather than theory. The text explains how...

Reliability Engineering: Probabilistic Models and Maintenance Methods, Second Edition

Joel A. Nachlas
December 01, 2016

Without proper reliability and maintenance planning, even the most efficient and seemingly cost-effective designs can incur enormous expenses due to repeated or catastrophic failure and subsequent search for the cause. Today’s engineering students face increasing pressure from employers, customers,...

Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold ’em Examples, Second Edition

Frederic Paik Schoenberg
November 28, 2016

Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples illustrates both standard and advanced probability topics using the popular poker game of Texas Hold’em, rather than the typical balls in urns. The author uses students’ natural interest in poker to teach important concepts in probability....

Pragmatics of Uncertainty

Joseph B. Kadane
September 27, 2016

A fair question to ask of an advocate of subjective Bayesianism (which the author is) is "how would you model uncertainty?" In this book, the author writes about how he has done it using real problems from the past, and offers additional comments about the context in which he was working....

Monte-Carlo Methods and Stochastic Processes: From Linear to Non-Linear

Emmanuel Gobet
August 01, 2016

Developed from the author’s course at the Ecole Polytechnique, Monte-Carlo Methods and Stochastic Processes: From Linear to Non-Linear focuses on the simulation of stochastic processes in continuous time and their link with partial differential equations (PDEs). It covers linear and nonlinear...

Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes, Second Edition

Frank Beichelt
May 03, 2016

Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes, Second Edition presents a self-contained introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes with a special emphasis on their applications in science, engineering, finance, computer science, and operations research. It covers the...

Essentials of Probability Theory for Statisticians

Michael A. Proschan, Pamela A. Shaw
March 15, 2016

Essentials of Probability Theory for Statisticians provides graduate students with a rigorous treatment of probability theory, with an emphasis on results central to theoretical statistics. It presents classical probability theory motivated with illustrative examples in biostatistics, such as...

Rational Queueing

Refael Hassin
March 15, 2016

Understand the Strategic Behavior in Queueing Systems Rational Queueing provides one of the first unified accounts of the dynamic aspects involved in the strategic behavior in queues. It explores the performance of queueing systems where multiple agents, such as customers, servers, and central...

Fundamentals of Probability: with Stochastic Processes, Third Edition

Saeed Ghahramani
November 06, 2015

Fundamentals of Probability with Stochastic Processes, Third Edition teaches probability in a natural way through interesting and instructive examples and exercises that motivate the theory, definitions, theorems, and methodology. The author takes a mathematically rigorous approach while closely...