|About the Book|
An accessible, yet mathematically solid, treatment of probability and random processes. Features:Features more explanations nd more detailed derivations throughout. Integrates many computer examples throughout. Presents probability examples inMoreAn accessible, yet mathematically solid, treatment of probability and random processes. Features:Features more explanations nd more detailed derivations throughout.Integrates many computer examples throughout.Presents probability examples in BASICIncludes random process examples in MATLAB using the Student EditionExpands discussions of fundamental principles, especially basic probability.Includes a separate chapter on Functions of Random Variables.Adds problems dealing with applications of basic theory - in such areas as medical imaging, percolation theory in fractals, and generation of random numbers.Covers several new topics:Failure ratesThe Chernoff boundInterval estimation and the Student It distributionPower spectral density estimationIntroduces more rigor in the latter half of the text - e.g., mean square convergence and introduction of Martingales.Provides a brief appendix that reviews relevant mathematics. Software Information:A 3.25 IBM compatible disk containing MATLAB and BASIC files that correspond to programs in the book is included.