TY - BOOK

T1 - Probability and statistics by example

T2 - I basic probability and statistics, second edition

AU - Soukhov, Iouri M.

AU - Kelbert, Mark

PY - 2014/1/1

Y1 - 2014/1/1

N2 - Probability and statistics are as much about intuition and problem solving as they are about theorem proving. Consequently, students can find it very difficult to make a successful transition from lectures to examinations to practice because the problems involved can vary so much in nature. Since the subject is critical in so many applications from insurance to telecommunications to bioinformatics, the authors have collected more than 200 worked examples and examination questions with complete solutions to help students develop a deep understanding of the subject rather than a superficial knowledge of sophisticated theories. With amusing stories and historical asides sprinkled throughout, this enjoyable book will leave students better equipped to solve problems in practice and under exam conditions.

AB - Probability and statistics are as much about intuition and problem solving as they are about theorem proving. Consequently, students can find it very difficult to make a successful transition from lectures to examinations to practice because the problems involved can vary so much in nature. Since the subject is critical in so many applications from insurance to telecommunications to bioinformatics, the authors have collected more than 200 worked examples and examination questions with complete solutions to help students develop a deep understanding of the subject rather than a superficial knowledge of sophisticated theories. With amusing stories and historical asides sprinkled throughout, this enjoyable book will leave students better equipped to solve problems in practice and under exam conditions.

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U2 - 10.1017/CBO9781139087773

DO - 10.1017/CBO9781139087773

M3 - Book

AN - SCOPUS:84953382101

SN - 9781107603585

BT - Probability and statistics by example

PB - Cambridge University Press

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