Introduction to Probability Models, ISE

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Academic Press, Nov 17, 2006 - Mathematics - 800 pages
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Introduction to Probability Models, ISE

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Sheldon Ross is a genius of our time. This is an excellent book for introduction to stochastic processes, a subject that I am sure most find challenging. Read full review

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1 Introduction to Probability Theory
2 Random Variables
3 Conditional Probability and Conditional Expectation
4 Markov Chains
5 The Exponential Distribution and the Poisson Process
6 ContinuousTime Markov Chains
7 Renewal Theory and Its Applications
8 Queueing Theory
9 Reliability Theory
10 Brownian Motion and Stationary Processes
11 Simulation
Appendix Solutions to Starred Exercises

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JoAnn Ross has published 90 novels, has been published in 26 countries, and is a member of the Romance Writers of America's Honor Roll of bestselling authors. She has won several writing awards, including being named Storyteller of the Year by "Romantic Times." Her work has been excerpted in "Cosmopolitan" and featured by the Doubleday and Literary Guild book clubs.

With her husband and two fuzzy little dogs, she divides her time between the mountains of East Tennessee and the coastal lowlands of South Carolina.

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Sheldon M. Ross is the Epstein Chair Professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in statistics at Stanford University in 1968 and was formerly a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1976 until 2004. He has published more than 100 articles and a variety of textbooks in the areas of statistics and applied probability, including Topics in Finite and Discrete Mathematics (2000), Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Fourth Edition (2009), A First Course in Probability, Eighth Edition (2009), and Introduction to Probability Models, Tenth Edition (2009), among others. Dr Ross serves as the editor for Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences.

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