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# An Introduction to Probabilistic Modeling Pierre Bremaud

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Introduction to the basic concepts of probability theory: independence, expectation, convergence in law and almost-sure convergence. Short expositions of more advanced topics such as Markov Chains, Stochastic Processes, Bayesian Decision Theory and Information Theory.

## An Introduction to Probabilistic Modeling Summary

### An Introduction to Probabilistic Modeling by Pierre Bremaud

Introduction to the basic concepts of probability theory: independence, expectation, convergence in law and almost-sure convergence. Short expositions of more advanced topics such as Markov Chains, Stochastic Processes, Bayesian Decision Theory and Information Theory.

1 Basic Concepts and Elementary Models.- 1. The Vocabulary of Probability Theory.- 2. Events and Probability.- 3. Random Variables and Their Distributions.- 4. Conditional Probability and Independence.- 5. Solving Elementary Problems.- 6. Counting and Probability.- 7. Concrete Probability Spaces.- Illustration 1. A Simple Model in Genetics: Mendels Law and HardyWeinbergs Theorem.- Illustration 2. The Art of Counting: The Ballot Problem and the Reflection Principle.- Illustration 3. Bertrands Paradox.- 2 Discrete Probability.- 1. Discrete Random Elements.- 2. Variance and Chebyshevs Inequality.- 3. Generating Functions.- Illustration 4. An Introduction to Population Theory: GaltonWatsons Branching Process.- Illustration 5. Shannons Source Coding Theorem: An Introduction to Information Theory.- 3 Probability Densities.- I. Expectation of Random Variables with a Density.- 2. Expectation of Functionals of Random Vectors.- 3. Independence.- 4. Random Variables That Are Not Discrete and Do Not Have a pd.- Illustration 6. Buffons Needle: A Problem in Random Geometry.- 4 Gauss and Poisson.- 1. Smooth Change of Variables.- 2. Gaussian Vectors.- 3. Poisson Processes.- 4. Gaussian Stochastic Processes.- Illustration 7. An Introduction to Bayesian Decision Theory: Tests of Gaussian Hypotheses.- 5 Convergences.- 1. Almost-Sure Convergence.- 2. Convergence in Law.- 3. The Hierarchy of Convergences.- Illustration 8. A Statistical Procedure: The Chi-Square Test.- Illustration 9. Introduction to Signal Theory: Filtering.- Additional Exercises.- Solutions to Additional Exercises.

NPB9780387964607
9780387964607
0387964606
An Introduction to Probabilistic Modeling by Pierre Bremaud
New
Hardback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
1988-08-01
208
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