# Probability: theory and examples

##### By: Durrett, Rick.

Material type: BookSeries: Cambridge series in statistical and probabilistic mathematics; No. 49. Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2019Edition: 5th.Description: xii, 419 p. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9781108473682.Subject(s): Probabilities | Probabilities - Textbooks | Measure-theoreticDDC classification: 519.2 Summary: This lively introduction to measure-theoretic probability theory covers laws of large numbers, central limit theorems, random walks, martingales, Markov chains, ergodic theorems, and Brownian motion. Concentrating on results that are the most useful for applications, this comprehensive treatment is a rigorous graduate text and reference. Operating under the philosophy that the best way to learn probability is to see it in action, the book contains extended examples that apply the theory to concrete applications. This fifth edition contains a new chapter on multidimensional Brownian motion and its relationship to partial differential equations (PDEs), an advanced topic that is finding new applications. Setting the foundation for this expansion, Chapter 7 now features a proof of Itô's formula. Key exercises that previously were simply proofs left to the reader have been directly inserted into the text as lemmas. The new edition re-instates discussion about the central limit theorem for martingales and stationary sequences. https://www.cambridge.org/in/academic/subjects/statistics-probability/probability-theory-and-stochastic-processes/probability-theory-and-examples-5th-edition?format=HB&isbn=9781108473682Item type | Current location | Item location | Collection | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode |
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Table of Contents

1. Measure theory

2. Laws of large numbers

3. Central limit theorems

4. Martingales

5. Markov chains

6. Ergodic theorems

7. Brownian motion

8. Applications to random walk

9. Multidimensional Brownian motion

Appendix. Measure theory details.

This lively introduction to measure-theoretic probability theory covers laws of large numbers, central limit theorems, random walks, martingales, Markov chains, ergodic theorems, and Brownian motion. Concentrating on results that are the most useful for applications, this comprehensive treatment is a rigorous graduate text and reference. Operating under the philosophy that the best way to learn probability is to see it in action, the book contains extended examples that apply the theory to concrete applications. This fifth edition contains a new chapter on multidimensional Brownian motion and its relationship to partial differential equations (PDEs), an advanced topic that is finding new applications. Setting the foundation for this expansion, Chapter 7 now features a proof of Itô's formula. Key exercises that previously were simply proofs left to the reader have been directly inserted into the text as lemmas. The new edition re-instates discussion about the central limit theorem for martingales and stationary sequences.

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