Basic Probability Theory
by Robert B. Ash
Publisher: Dover Publications 2008
Number of pages: 352
This introductory 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 graduate students. The text does not require measure theory, but underlying measure-theoretic ideas are sketched.
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