A Second Course In Stochastic Processes by Samuel Karlin

A Second Course In Stochastic Processes

bySamuel Karlin, Howard E. TaylorEditorSamuel Karlin

Hardcover | April 28, 1981

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ThisSecond Coursecontinues the development of the theory and applications of stochastic processes as promised in the preface of
A First Course. We emphasize a careful treatment of basic structures in stochastic processes in symbiosis with the analysis of natural classes of stochastic processes arising from the biological, physical, and social sciences.

About The Author

Howard E. Taylor is a research chemist with the National Research Program, Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey located in Boulder, Colorado. Dr. Taylor has played a major role over the past 25 years in the development of plasma spectrometric techniques in analytical chemistry, as reflected in his more than 150 technical pu...
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Title:A Second Course In Stochastic ProcessesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:542 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:April 28, 1981Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123986508

ISBN - 13:9780123986504

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Table of Contents

Preface. Preface to A First Course. Preface to First Edition. Contents of A First Course. Algebraic Methods in Markov Chains. Ratio Theorems of Transition Probabilities and Applications. Sums of Independent Random Variables as a Markov Chain. Order Statistics, Poisson Processes, and Applications. Continuous Time Markov Chains. Diffusion Processes. Compounding Stochastic Processes. Fluctuation Theory of Partial Sums of Independent Identically Distributed Random Variables. Queueing Processes. Miscellaneous Problems. Index.