Probability and Random Processes: A First Course with Applications

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A comprehensive textbook for undergraduate courses in introductory probability. Offers a case study approach, with examples from engineering and the social and life sciences. Updated second edition includes advanced material on stochastic processes. Suitable for junior and senior level courses in industrial engineering, mathematics, business, biology, and social science departments.

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Contents

Probability
18
Random Variables and Their Distributions
42
Sets of Random Variables and Random Sequences
73
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Bruce Clarke is Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Literature and Science and chair of the Department of English at Texas Tech University. His research focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and science, with special interests in systems theory, narrative theory, and ecology. In 2010-11 he was senior fellow at the International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy, Bauhaus-University Weimar. His books are Allegories of Writing (1995), Dora Marsden and Early Modernism (1996), Energy Forms (2001), Posthuman Metamorphosis (2008), and Neocybernetics and Narrative (2014). He has coedited From Energy to Information (2002), Emergence and Embodiment (2009), and the Routledge Companion to Literature and Science (2010). He is now writing a cultural history of the American locations, transnational authors, and key concepts of the systems discourses gathered in the Whole Earth Catalog and CoEvolution Quarterly.

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