Introduction to Probability Models – Sheldon M. Ross – 9th Edition

Sheldon Ross’s classic bestseller, Introduction to Probability , has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. It introduces elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied fields such as , , management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research.

The hallmark features of this renowned text remain in this : superior writing style; excellent exercises and examples covering the wide breadth of coverage of probability topic; and real-world in engineering, science, business and economics. The 65% new chapter material includes coverage of finite capacity queues, insurance risk models, and Markov chains, as well as updated data.

  • Updated data, and a list of commonly used notations and , instructor’s solutions manual
  • Offers new applications of probability models in biology and new material on Point Processes, including the Hawkes process
  • Introduces elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied in fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research
  • Covers finite capacity queues, insurance risk models, and Markov chains
  • Contains compulsory material for new Exam 3 of the Society of Actuaries including several sections in the new exams
  • Appropriate for a full year course, this book is written under the assumption that students are familiar with

Preface
1. Introduction to Probability Theory
2. Random Variables
3. Conditional Probability and Conditional Expectation
4. Markov Chains
5. The Exponential Distribution and the Poisson Process
6. Continuous-Time Markov Chains
7. Renewal Theory and Its Applications
8. Queueing Theory
9. Reliability Theory
10. Brownian Motion and Stationary Processes
11. Simulation Appendix: Solutions to Starred Exercises Index

Title: Introduction to Probability Models
Author: Sheldon M. Ross
Edition: 9th Edition
ISBN: 0123736358 | 978-0123736352
Type: eBook
Language: English

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