Markov Chains and Stochastic Stability
by S.P. Meyn, R.L. Tweedie
Publisher: Springer 2005
Number of pages: 567
This book describes the modern theory of general state space Markov chains, and the application of that theory to operations research, time series analysis, and systems and control theory. It is intended as an advanced graduate text in any of these areas, as well as being a research monograph incorporating a new and thorough treatment of the stability of general Markov chains. Many of the theoretical results appear here for the first time, and much of the theory and the models which are used to illustrate the theory, and to provide extensions of the theory in special cases, have not previously been brought together in book form. This book thus provides a readable account of the development over the last two decades of a fundamental and applicable area of stochastic processes, and as such will be of value not only in probability theory but in the many discplines where these models form the basis of analysis.
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by R. A. Bailey - Cambridge University Press
This book develops a coherent framework for thinking about factors that affect experiments and their relationships, including the use of Hasse diagrams. The book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses.
by Terence Tao
This is a textbook for a graduate course on random matrix theory, inspired by recent developments in the subject. This text focuses on foundational topics in random matrix theory upon which the most recent work has been based.
by Oscar Sheynin - arXiv.org
This book covers the history of probability up to Kolmogorov with essential additional coverage of statistics up to Fisher. The book covers an extremely wide field, and is targeted at the same readers as any other book on history of science.
by G. D'Agostini - arXiv
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