Probability and Statistics for Computer Science

Probability and Statistics for Computer Science

Author(s): James L. Johnson

Published Online: 13 SEP 2011 10:08AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470383421

Online ISBN: 9781118165836

DOI: 10.1002/9781118165836

About this Book

Comprehensive and thorough development of both probability and statistics for serious computer scientists; goal-oriented: "to present the mathematical analysis underlying probability results"
Special emphases on simulation and discrete decision theory
Mathematically-rich, but self-contained text, at a gentle pace
Review of calculus and linear algebra in an appendix
Mathematical interludes (in each chapter) which examine mathematical techniques in the context of probabilistic or statistical importance
Numerous section exercises, summaries, historical notes, and Further Readings for reinforcement of content

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