Introduction to mathematical probability, by J.V. Uspensky ...


1st ed.. New York; London, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1937.

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Other Title Mathematical probability.
Subjects Mathematics.
ProbabiliteĢs.
Probabilities.
Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung.
Description ix, 411 pages diagrams 24 cm
Copyright Date 1937.
Notes "Problems for solution" with answers at end of each chapter.
"References" at end of each chapter except chapters I and III.
Also issued online.
Contents Computation of probability by direct enumeration of cases -- Theorems of total and compound probability -- Repeated trials -- Probabilities of hypotheses and Bayes' theorem -- Use of difference equations in solving problems of probability -- Bernoulli's theorem -- Approximate evaluation of probabilities in Bernoullian case -- Further considerations on games of chance -- Mathematical expectation -- The law of large numbers -- Application of the law of large numbers -- Probabilities in continuum -- The general concept of distribution -- Fundamental limit theorems -- Normal distribution in two dimensions. Limit theorem for sums of independent vectors. Origin of normal correlation -- Distribution of certain functions of normally distributed variables -- Appendix I. Euler's summation formula--Stirling's formula--some definite integrals -- Appendix II. Method of moments and its applications -- Appendix III. On a Gaussian problem.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)996937
(OCoLC)ocm00996937
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WorldCat Identities Uspensky, J. V. 1883-
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