Mathematics

Probability

Author: John H. McColl

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 182

View: 4301

Probability is relevant to so many different subject areas that its importance as a mathematical technique cannot be underestimated. This book provides a comprehensive, user-friendly introduction to the subject. The step-by-step approach taken by the author allows students to develop knowledge at their own pace and, by working through the numerous exercises, they are ensured a full understanding of the material before moving on to more advanced sections. Traditional examples of probablistic theory, such as coins and dice, are included but the author has also used many exercises based on real-life problems. The result is an introduction to probability that avoids the overly confusing, theoretical approach often adopted in this area, and provides a simple and concise text that will be invaluable to all studying first and second year courses on the subject.

Edexcel Gcse Modular Mathematics

Author: Keith Pledger

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435535490

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2848

Offering students support for the Edexcel GCSE modular specification, this book provides an easy-to-follow course structure, extra practice questions and revision exercises tailored to each module. Page numbers for the Edexcel GCSE mathematics student books are given for reference.
Mathematics

Competitive Math for Middle School

Algebra, Probability, and Number Theory

Author: Vinod Krishnamoorthy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351767631

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

View: 9958

The 39 self-contained sections in this book present worked-out examples as well as many sample problems categorized by the level of difficulty as Bronze, Silver, and Gold in order to help the readers gauge their progress and learning. Detailed solutions to all problems in each section are provided at the end of each chapter. The book can be used not only as a text but also for self-study. The text covers algebra (solving single equations and systems of equations of varying degrees, algebraic manipulations for creative problem solving, inequalities, basic set theory, sequences and series, rates and proportions, unit analysis, and percentages), probability (counting techniques, introductory probability theory, more set theory, permutations and combinations, expected value, and symmetry), and number theory (prime factorizations and their applications, Diophantine equations, number bases, modular arithmetic, and divisibility). It focuses on guiding students through creative problem-solving and on teaching them to apply their knowledge in a wide variety of scenarios rather than rote memorization of mathematical facts. It is aimed at, but not limited to, high-performing middle school students and goes further in depth and teaches new concepts not otherwise taught in traditional public schools.
General Certificate of Secondary Education

Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics Examples and Practice

Foundation stage 3

Author: Keith Pledger

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435535568

Category: General Certificate of Secondary Education

Page: 136

View: 4034

Offering students support for the Edexcel GCSE modular specification, this book provides an easy-to-follow course structure, extra practice questions and revision exercises tailored to each module. Page numbers for the Edexcel GCSE mathematics student books are given for reference.
General Certificate of Secondary Education

Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics Examples and Practice

Foundation stage 2

Author: N.A

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435535438

Category: General Certificate of Secondary Education

Page: 103

View: 8680

Offering students support for the Edexcel GCSE modular specification, this book provides an easy-to-follow course structure, extra practice questions and revision exercises tailored to each module. Page numbers for the Edexcel GCSE mathematics student books are given for reference.
Mathematics

Discrete Mathematics

Author: Amanda Chetwynd,Peter Diggle

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080928609

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 5479

As an introduction to discrete mathematics, this text provides a straightforward overview of the range of mathematical techniques available to students. Assuming very little prior knowledge, and with the minimum of technical complication, it gives an account of the foundations of modern mathematics: logic; sets; relations and functions. It then develops these ideas in the context of three particular topics: combinatorics (the mathematics of counting); probability (the mathematics of chance) and graph theory (the mathematics of connections in networks). Worked examples and graded exercises are used throughout to develop ideas and concepts. The format of this book is such that it can be easily used as the basis for a complete modular course in discrete mathematics.
Mathematics

Algorithmic Probability and Combinatorics

AMS Special Sessions on Algorithmic Probability and Combinatorics, October 5-6, 2007, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois : AMS Special Session, October 4-5, 2008, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Author: Manuel Lladser

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 082184783X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 240

View: 1238

This volume contains the proceedings of the AMS Special Sessions on Algorithmic Probability and Combinatories held at DePaul University on October 5-6, 2007 and at the University of British Columbia on October 4-5, 2008. This volume collects cutting-edge research and expository on algorithmic probability and combinatories. It includes contributions by well-established experts and younger researchers who use generating functions, algebraic and probabilistic methods as well as asymptotic analysis on a daily basis. Walks in the quarter-plane and random walks (quantum, rotor and self-avoiding), permutation tableaux, and random permutations are considered. In addition, articles in the volume present a variety of saddle-point and geometric methods for the asymptotic analysis of the coefficients of single-and multivariable generating functions associated with combinatorial objects and discrete random structures. The volume should appeal to pure and applied mathematicians, as well as mathematical physicists; in particular, anyone interested in computational aspects of probability, combinatories and enumeration. Furthermore, the expository or partly expository papers included in this volume should serve as an entry point to this literature not only to experts in other areas, but also to graduate students.
Computers

Statistik-Workshop für Programmierer

Author: Allen B. Downey

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868993436

Category: Computers

Page: 160

View: 7880

Wenn Sie programmieren können, beherrschen Sie bereits Techniken, um aus Daten Wissen zu extrahieren. Diese kompakte Einführung in die Statistik zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie rechnergestützt, anstatt auf mathematischem Weg Datenanalysen mit Python durchführen können. Praktischer Programmier-Workshop statt grauer Theorie: Das Buch führt Sie anhand eines durchgängigen Fallbeispiels durch eine vollständige Datenanalyse -- von der Datensammlung über die Berechnung statistischer Kennwerte und Identifikation von Mustern bis hin zum Testen statistischer Hypothesen. Gleichzeitig werden Sie mit statistischen Verteilungen, den Regeln der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, Visualisierungsmöglichkeiten und vielen anderen Arbeitstechniken und Konzepten vertraut gemacht. Statistik-Konzepte zum Ausprobieren: Entwickeln Sie über das Schreiben und Testen von Code ein Verständnis für die Grundlagen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik: Überprüfen Sie das Verhalten statistischer Merkmale durch Zufallsexperimente, zum Beispiel indem Sie Stichproben aus unterschiedlichen Verteilungen ziehen. Nutzen Sie Simulationen, um Konzepte zu verstehen, die auf mathematischem Weg nur schwer zugänglich sind. Lernen Sie etwas über Themen, die in Einführungen üblicherweise nicht vermittelt werden, beispielsweise über die Bayessche Schätzung. Nutzen Sie Python zur Bereinigung und Aufbereitung von Rohdaten aus nahezu beliebigen Quellen. Beantworten Sie mit den Mitteln der Inferenzstatistik Fragestellungen zu realen Daten.
Mathematics

The Statistical Analysis of Time Series

Author: Theodore W. Anderson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118150392

Category: Mathematics

Page: 704

View: 555

The Wiley Classics Library consists of selected books that havebecome recognized classics in their respective fields. With thesenew unabridged and inexpensive editions, Wiley hopes to extend thelife of these important works by making them available to futuregenerations of mathematicians and scientists. Currently availablein the Series: T. W. Anderson Statistical Analysis of Time SeriesT. S. Arthanari & Yadolah Dodge Mathematical Programming inStatistics Emil Artin Geometric Algebra Norman T. J. Bailey TheElements of Stochastic Processes with Applications to the NaturalSciences George E. P. Box & George C. Tiao Bayesian Inferencein Statistical Analysis R. W. Carter Simple Groups of Lie TypeWilliam G. Cochran & Gertrude M. Cox Experimental Designs,Second Edition Richard Courant Differential and Integral Calculus,Volume I Richard Courant Differential and Integral Calculus, VolumeII Richard Courant & D. Hilbert Methods of MathematicalPhysics, Volume I Richard Courant & D. Hilbert Methods ofMathematical Physics, Volume II D. R. Cox Planning of ExperimentsHarold M. S. Coxeter Introduction to Modern Geometry, SecondEdition Charles W. Curtis & Irving Reiner Representation Theoryof Finite Groups and Associative Algebras Charles W. Curtis &Irving Reiner Methods of Representation Theory with Applications toFinite Groups and Orders, Volume I Charles W. Curtis & IrvingReiner Methods of Representation Theory with Applications to FiniteGroups and Orders, Volume II Bruno de Finetti Theory ofProbability, Volume 1 Bruno de Finetti Theory of Probability,Volume 2 W. Edwards Deming Sample Design in Business Research Amosde Shalit & Herman Feshbach Theoretical Nuclear Physics, Volume1 --Nuclear Structure J. L. Doob Stochastic Processes NelsonDunford & Jacob T. Schwartz Linear Operators, Part One, GeneralTheory Nelson Dunford & Jacob T. Schwartz Linear Operators,Part Two, Spectral Theory--Self Adjoint Operators in Hilbert SpaceNelson Dunford & Jacob T. Schwartz Linear Operators, PartThree, Spectral Operators Herman Fsehbach Theoretical NuclearPhysics: Nuclear Reactions Bernard Friedman Lectures onApplications-Oriented Mathematics Gerald d. Hahn & Samuel S.Shapiro Statistical Models in Engineering Morris H. Hansen, WilliamN. Hurwitz & William G. Madow Sample Survey Methods and Theory,Volume I--Methods and Applications Morris H. Hansen, William N.Hurwitz & William G. Madow Sample Survey Methods and Theory,Volume II--Theory Peter Henrici Applied and Computational ComplexAnalysis, Volume 1--Power Series--lntegration--ConformalMapping--Location of Zeros Peter Henrici Applied and ComputationalComplex Analysis, Volume 2--Special Functions--IntegralTransforms--Asymptotics--Continued Fractions Peter Henrici Appliedand Computational Complex Analysis, Volume 3--Discrete FourierAnalysis--Cauchy Integrals--Construction of ConformalMaps--Univalent Functions Peter Hilton & Yel-Chiang Wu A Coursein Modern Algebra Harry Hochetadt Integral Equations Erwin O.Kreyezig Introductory Functional Analysis with Applications WilliamH. Louisell Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation All HasanNayfeh Introduction to Perturbation Techniques Emanuel ParzenModern Probability Theory and Its Applications P.M. Prenter Splinesand Variational Methods Walter Rudin Fourier Analysis on Groups C.L. Siegel Topics in Complex Function Theory, Volume I--EllipticFunctions and Uniformization Theory C. L. Siegel Topics in ComplexFunction Theory, Volume II--Automorphic and Abelian integrals C. LSiegel Topics in Complex Function Theory, Volume III--AbelianFunctions & Modular Functions of Several Variables J. J. StokerDifferential Geometry J. J. Stoker Water Waves: The MathematicalTheory with Applications J. J. Stoker Nonlinear Vibrations inMechanical and Electrical Systems
General Certificate of Secondary Education

Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics Homework and Consolidation

Foundation stage 2

Author: Keith Pledger

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435535865

Category: General Certificate of Secondary Education

Page: 51

View: 2853

This book complements and extends the Edexcel GCSE Modular Mathematics Examples and Practice book for Foundation Stage 2.
Mathematics

Elementare Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und stochastische Prozesse

Author: Kai L. Chung

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642670334

Category: Mathematics

Page: 346

View: 6240

Aus den Besprechungen: "Unter den zahlreichen Einführungen in die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung bildet dieses Buch eine erfreuliche Ausnahme. Der Stil einer lebendigen Vorlesung ist über Niederschrift und Übersetzung hinweg erhalten geblieben. In jedes Kapitel wird sehr anschaulich eingeführt. Sinn und Nützlichkeit der mathematischen Formulierungen werden den Lesern nahegebracht. Die wichtigsten Zusammenhänge sind als mathematische Sätze klar formuliert." #FREQUENZ#1
Mathematics

Probability Theory and Applications

Essays to the Memory of József Mogyoródi

Author: Janos Galambos,Imre Kátai

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792319221

Category: Mathematics

Page: 350

View: 3423

"Et moi, ... , si j'avait su comment en revenir, je One service mathematics bas rendered the human race. It bas put common sense back n'y serais point all~.' where it belongs, on the topmost shelf next to lu1esVeme the dusty canister labelled 'discarded nonsense'~ Eric T. Bell 1be series is divergent; therefore we may be able to do something with it O. Heaviside Mathematics is a tool for thought. A highly necessary tool in a world where both feedback and nonlineari­ ties abound. Similarly, all kinds of parts of mathematics serve as tools for other parts and for other sci­ ences. Applying a simple rewriting rule to the quote on the right above one finds such statements as: 'One ser­ vice topology has rendered mathematical physics ... '; 'One service logic has rendered computer science .. .'; 'One service category theory has rendered mathematics .. .'. All arguably true. And all statements obtainable this way form part of the raison d 'etre of this series.
Mathematics

Conference in Modern Analysis and Probability

Author: Richard Beals

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 082185030X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

View: 570

An NSF-supported conference in honor of Professor Shizuo Kakutani was held on June 8-11, 1982, at Yale University, on the occasion of Kakutani's retirement. The three major areas of mathematics on which the conference focused were functional analysis, probability theory, and ergodic theory. Most of the articles presented were works by the respective authors on problems that were pioneered by Professor Kakutani in the past. Questions in Brownian motion, induced transformations, representation of $M$-spaces, and fixed point theorems were discussed.
Mathematics

Probabilistic Lattices

With Applications to Psychology

Author: Louis Narens

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814630438

Category: Mathematics

Page: 208

View: 2207

There are many books on lattice theory in the field, but none interfaces with the foundations of probability. This book does. It also develops new probability theories with rigorous foundations for decision theory and applies them to specific well-known problematic examples. There is only one other book that attempts this. It uses quantum probability theory from physics. The new probability theories developed in this book are different; they are not borrowed from physics but are explicitly designed for decision theory. Contents:IntroductionBasic Lattice TheoryPseudo Complemented Distributive LatticesProbability and CoherenceRationality, Heuristics, and Human Judgments of ProbabilityOrthomodular Modeling of Psychological Paradigms Readership: Researchers in probability theory, logic and mathematical psychology. Key Features:Systematic, foundational development of probability theories based on Boolean and non-Boolean algebrasNew theoretical foundations for theories of belief that emphasize the logical structure of event spacesNew methods for modeling the Kahnemann and Tversky heuristics and other psychological paradigms based on intuitionistic logic and a generalization of quantum logicKeywords:Probability on Lattices;Decision Theory;Intuitionistic Logic;Lattice Theory
Mathematics

Modular Functions and Dirichlet Series in Number Theory

Author: Tom M. Apostol

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461209994

Category: Mathematics

Page: 207

View: 8648

A new edition of a classical treatment of elliptic and modular functions with some of their number-theoretic applications, this text offers an updated bibliography and an alternative treatment of the transformation formula for the Dedekind eta function. It covers many topics, such as Hecke’s theory of entire forms with multiplicative Fourier coefficients, and the last chapter recounts Bohr’s theory of equivalence of general Dirichlet series.
Mathematics

Index to Mathematical Problems, 1975-1979

Author: Stanley Rabinowitz,Mark Bowron

Publisher: MathPro Press

ISBN: 9780962640124

Category: Mathematics

Page: 518

View: 1874

This book contains the text from almost 5000 problems that were published in journal problem columns during the years 1975-1979. The problems are classified and then sorted by topic. References are given for the journal, year, and page number where the solution to the problem can be found in the literature. Also included are comprehensive author, title, and citation indexes as well as problems from national, regional, and international mathematical competitions.
Mathematics

Analytic Number Theory, Modular Forms and q-Hypergeometric Series

In Honor of Krishna Alladi's 60th Birthday, University of Florida, Gainesville, March 2016

Author: George E. Andrews,Frank Garvan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319683764

Category: Mathematics

Page: 736

View: 4711

Gathered from the 2016 Gainesville Number Theory Conference honoring Krishna Alladi on his 60th birthday, these proceedings present recent research in number theory. Extensive and detailed, this volume features 40 articles by leading researchers on topics in analytic number theory, probabilistic number theory, irrationality and transcendence, Diophantine analysis, partitions, basic hypergeometric series, and modular forms. Readers will also find detailed discussions of several aspects of the path-breaking work of Srinivasa Ramanujan and its influence on current research. Many of the papers were motivated by Alladi's own research on partitions and q-series as well as his earlier work in number theory. Alladi is well known for his contributions in number theory and mathematics. His research interests include combinatorics, discrete mathematics, sieve methods, probabilistic and analytic number theory, Diophantine approximations, partitions and q-series identities. Graduate students and researchers will find this volume a valuable resource on new developments in various aspects of number theory.
Mathematics

Programmieren mit R

Author: Uwe Ligges

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540267328

Category: Mathematics

Page: 237

View: 8585

R ist eine objekt-orientierte und interpretierte Sprache und Programmierumgebung für Datenanalyse und Grafik - frei erhältlich unter der GPL. Ziel dieses Buches ist es, nicht nur ausführlich in die Grundlagen der Sprache R einzuführen, sondern auch ein Verständnis der Struktur der Sprache zu vermitteln. Leicht können so eigene Methoden umgesetzt, Objektklassen definiert und ganze Pakete aus Funktionen und zugehöriger Dokumentation zusammengestellt werden. Die enormen Grafikfähigkeiten von R werden detailliert beschrieben. Das Buch richtet sich an alle, die R als flexibles Werkzeug zur Datenenalyse und -visualisierung einsetzen möchten: Studierende, die Daten in Projekten oder für ihre Diplomarbeit analysieren möchten, Forschende, die neue Methoden ausprobieren möchten, und diejenigen, die in der Wirtschaft täglich Daten aufbereiten, analysieren und anderen in komprimierter Form präsentieren.
Mathematics

Partitions, q-Series, and Modular Forms

Author: Krishnaswami Alladi,Frank Garvan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461400287

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

View: 956

Partitions, q-Series, and Modular Forms contains a collection of research and survey papers that grew out of a Conference on Partitions, q-Series and Modular Forms at the University of Florida, Gainesville in March 2008. It will be of interest to researchers and graduate students that would like to learn of recent developments in the theory of q-series and modular and how it relates to number theory, combinatorics and special functions.