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.
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
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WorldCat Identities Uspensky, J. V. 1883-
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