7 edition of **guide to probability theory and application** found in the catalog.

guide to probability theory and application

Cyrus Derman

- 238 Want to read
- 8 Currently reading

Published
**1973**
by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York
.

Written in English

- Probabilities

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 663-670.

Statement | [by] Cyrus Derman, Leon J. Gleser [and] Ingram Olkin. |

Series | International series in decision processes |

Contributions | Gleser, Leon Jay, joint author., Olkin, Ingram, joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273 .D39 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 750 p. |

Number of Pages | 750 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5305495M |

ISBN 10 | 0030788854 |

LC Control Number | 72088276 |

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Keywords - Probability, Chances, Equally liked, Samples, Possibility, Uncertain. I. INTRODUCTION Probability theory is a very important subject which can be studied at various mathematical levels. Probability is the foundation of Statistical theory and its applications.. The term “Probability” in Statistics refers to the. Books. Real Analysis with Economic Applications Efe A. Ok. Independence of Classes of Events / Independence of Random Variables / Finite Products of Probability Spaces / Application: Nash Equilibrium in Mixed Strategies / Infinite Products of Probability Spaces A Selection of Ordering Principles / Applications to Fixed Point Theory.

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