Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main 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) ; Probabilitš. ; Probability.
Additional Subjects Probabilities
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  QA273.F37 1950 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 01/01/1988
EKBM  QA273.F37 1966 v.2 only Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 11/28/2016
Collation 2 volumes : diagrams ; 24 cm.
Vol. 2 has series: Wiley series in probability and mathematical statistics. Includes index. Bibliographical footnotes. "Some books on cagnate subjects": v. 2, p. 615-616.
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 time-dependent 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 semi-groups -- Markov processes and semi-groups -- 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.