**Non-Uniform Random Variate Generation**

by Luc Devroye

**Publisher**: Springer 1986**ISBN/ASIN**: 0387963057**ISBN-13**: 9780387963051**Number of pages**: 843

**Description**:

This text is about one small field on the crossroads of statistics, operations research and computer science. Statisticians need random number generators to test and compare estimators before using them in real life. In operations research, random numbers are a key component in large scale simulations. Computer scientists need randomness in program testing, game playing and comparisons of algorithms.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(37MB, ZIP/PDF)

Download mirrors:**Mirror 1**

## Similar books

**Markov Chains and Mixing Times**

by

**D. A. Levin, Y. Peres, E. L. Wilmer**-

**American Mathematical Society**

An introduction to the modern approach to the theory of Markov chains. The main goal of this approach is to determine the rate of convergence of a Markov chain to the stationary distribution as a function of the size and geometry of the state space.

(

**12524**views)

**Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes**

by

**Hossein Pishro-Nik**-

**Kappa Research, LLC**

This book introduces students to probability, statistics, and stochastic processes. It can be used by both students and practitioners in engineering, sciences, finance, and other fields. It provides a clear and intuitive approach to these topics.

(

**15989**views)

**Statistics, Probability, and Game Theory: papers in honor of David Blackwell**

by

**David Blackwell, at al.**-

**IMS**

The bulk of the articles in this volume are research articles in probability, statistics, gambling, game theory, Markov decision processes, set theory and logic, comparison of experiments, games of timing, merging of opinions, etc.

(

**12020**views)

**Probability and Statistics for Geophysical Processes**

by

**D. Koutsoyiannis**-

**National Technical University of Athens**

Contents: The utility of probability; Basic concepts of probability; Elementary statistical concepts; Special concepts of probability theory in geophysical applications; Typical univariate statistical analysis in geophysical processes; etc.

(

**5350**views)