Introduction to Probability (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science)

Introduction to Probability (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science)

Joseph K. Blitzstein, Jessica Hwang


Developed from celebrated Harvard information lectures, creation to chance provides crucial language and tools for realizing statistics, randomness, and uncertainty. The e-book explores a large choice of purposes and examples, starting from coincidences and paradoxes to Google PageRank and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). extra software parts explored comprise genetics, medication, laptop technological know-how, and data conception. The print booklet model encompasses a code that offers unfastened entry to an e-book version.

The authors current the cloth in an available type and inspire recommendations utilizing real-world examples. all through, they use stories to discover connections among the elemental distributions in information and conditioning to lessen complex difficulties to attainable pieces.

The ebook comprises many intuitive causes, diagrams, and perform difficulties. each one bankruptcy ends with a piece exhibiting the way to practice suitable simulations and calculations in R, a unfastened statistical software program setting.

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