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Preface to the Instructor This is a text for a one-quarter or one-semester course in probability, aimed at stu- dents who have done a year of calculus. The book is organized so a student can learn the fundamental ideas of probability from the first three chapters without reliance on calculus. Later chapters develop these ideas further using calculus tools. The book contain ...more
Hardcover, 559 pages
Published May 21st 1999 by Springer (first published November 30th 1986)
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Dec 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Pitman has a bizarre aversion to calculus, so a lot of times he attempts to do these problems without integration, making things much more challenging. However, the book is a decent reference, very easy to read, and has an array of different problems to try out.
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As the title suggests this book is about Probability. It shows how to calculate probabilities and how to calculate density functions and other things. I especially like how it explains the symbols to the uninitiated.
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