self study - Looking for a good and complete probability and statistics book - Cross ValidatedIt's not quite as mathematically sophisticated as some of the other treatments e. The book imparts a good knack for being able to quickly glance at a statistical problem and see "oh it's one of those kinds of problems," or "hmmm looks like there's a good symmetry argument [or other general approach] I can use here," which continues to reap rewards in more advanced and specialized statistical studies. ArtWomb on July 6, I find this stuff easier to grok by just writing code and running a simulation. As your intuition suggests, there's no downside to mastery of probabilistic programming.
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Fifty challenging probability problems. Remarkable selection of puzzlers, graded in difficulty, that illustrate both elementary and advanced aspects of probability. Selected for originality, general interest, or because they demonstrate valuable techniques, the problems are ideal as a supplement to courses in probability or statistics, or as stimulating recreation for the mathematically minded. Each problem is illustrated with a detailed solution. If you have a soft spot for problems in probability, this book is an inexpensive must. This book, a concise introduction to modern probability theory and certain of its ramifications, deals with a subject indispensable to natural scientists and mathematicians alike.
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This popular problem collection is now available in paperback to be used for self study and in conjunction with basic courses in probability and statistics. Its strength lies in the originality of the problems which have been extensively tested in teaching by the author and others. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Condition: new. Seller Inventory think More information about this seller Contact this seller.