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Probability

By: Pitman, Jim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Springer Texts in Statistics. Publisher: New York Springer-Verlag 1993Description: xi, 559 p.ISBN: 9780387979748.Subject(s): Mathematics - Statistics | ProbabilitiesDDC classification: 519.2 Summary: This textbook is ideal for an undergraduate introduction to probability, with a calculus prerequisite. It is based on a course that the author has taught many times at Berkeley. The text's overall style is informal, but all results are stated precisely, and most are proved. Understanding is developed through intuitive explanations and examples. Graphs, diagrams, and geometrical ideals motivate results that might otherwise look likely purely formal manipulations.
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Includes index.

This textbook is ideal for an undergraduate introduction to probability, with a calculus prerequisite. It is based on a course that the author has taught many times at Berkeley. The text's overall style is informal, but all results are stated precisely, and most are proved. Understanding is developed through intuitive explanations and examples. Graphs, diagrams, and geometrical ideals motivate results that might otherwise look likely purely formal manipulations.

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