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RECORD NUMBER: 3 OF 16Main Title  An introduction to probability theory and its applications /  

Author  Feller, William,  
Publisher  Wiley,  
Year Published  1950  
OCLC Number  00853648  
Subjects  Probabilities. ; Waarschijnlijkheidstheorie. ; Probabilidade (Estatistica) ; Probabilidade E Estatistica. ; Fundamentos E Calculo (Probabilidade) ; ProbabilitÅ¡. ; Probability.  
Additional Subjects  Probabilities  
Holdings 


Collation  2 volumes : diagrams ; 24 cm.  
Notes  Vol. 2 has series: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. Includes index. Bibliographical footnotes. "Some books on cagnate subjects": v. 2, p. 615616. 

Contents Notes  vol. I. The sample space  Elements of combinatorial analysis. Stirling's formula  The simplest occupancy and ordering problems  Combination of events  Conditional probability. Statistical independence  The binomial and the Poisson distributions  The normal approximation to the binomial distribution  Unlimited sequences of Bernoulli trials  Random variables; expectation  Laws of large numbers  Integral valued variables. Generating functions  Recurrent events: theory  Recurrent events: applications to runs and renewal theory  Random walk and ruin problems  Markov chains  Algebraic treatment of finite Markov chains  The simplest timedependent stochastic processes  vol. II. The exponential and the uniform densities  Special densities. Randomization  Densities in higher dimensions. Normal densities and processes  Probability measures and spaces  Probability distributions in R[superscript r]  A survey of some important distributions and processes  Laws of large numbers. Applications in analysis  The basic limit theorems  Infinitely divisible distributions and semigroups  Markov processes and semigroups  Renewal theory  Random walks in Rp1s  Laplace transforms. Tauberian theorems. Resolvents  Applications of Laplace transforms  Characteristic functions  Expansions related to the central limit theorem  Infinitely divisible distributions  Applications of Fourier methods to random walks  Harmonic analysis. 