A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities
by Pierre Simon Laplace
Publisher: Chapman & Hall 1902
Number of pages: 234
This classic introduces the concepts and uses of probability theory. It demonstrates, without the use of higher mathematics, the application of probability to games of chance, physics, reliability of witnesses, astronomy, insurance, democratic government, and many other areas. It also shows how scientists can express complex ideas in simple terms.
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by Curtis T. McMullen - Harvard University
Contents: The Sample Space; Elements of Combinatorial Analysis; Random Walks; Combinations of Events; Conditional Probability; The Binomial and Poisson Distributions; Normal Approximation; Unlimited Sequences of Bernoulli Trials; etc.
by S.R.S. Varadhan - New York University
Topics: Brownian Motion; Diffusion Processes; Weak convergence and Compactness; Stochastic Integrals and Ito's formula; Markov Processes, Kolmogorov's equations; Stochastic Differential Equations; Existence and Uniqueness; Girsanov Formula; etc.
by Oliver Knill - Overseas Press
This text covers material of a basic probability course, discrete stochastic processes including Martingale theory, continuous time stochastic processes like Brownian motion and stochastic differential equations, estimation theory, and more.
by Robert B. Ash - Dover Publications
This text surveys random variables, conditional probability and expectation, characteristic functions, infinite sequences of random variables, Markov chains, and an introduction to statistics. Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduates.