A First Course In Probability by Sheldon Ross

A First Course In Probability

bySheldon Ross

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A First Course in Probability, Ninth Edition, features clear and intuitive explanations of the mathematics of probability theory, outstanding problem sets, and a variety of diverse examples and applications. This book is ideal for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate level introduction to probability for math, science, engineering and business students. It assumes a background in elementary calculus.

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Sheldon M. Ross is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in statistics at Stanford University in 1968. He has published many technical articles and textbooks in the areas of statistics and applied probability. Among his texts are ...
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Title:A First Course In ProbabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.1 × 8 × 1.2 inPublished:December 21, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032179477X

ISBN - 13:9780321794772

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Table of Contents

1. Combinatorial Analysis

2. Axioms of Probability

3. Conditional Probability and Independence

4. Random Variables

5. Continuous Random Variables

6. Jointly Distributed Random Variables

7. Properties of Expectation

8. Limit Theorems

9. Additional Topics in Probability

10. Simulation

Appendix A. Answers to Selected Problems

Appendix B. Solutions to Self-Test Problems and Exercises