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Appendix: A Review of Probability Theory

  1. S. David Promislow

Published Online: 14 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971528.app1

Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics, Second Edition

Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Promislow, S. D. (2010) Appendix: A Review of Probability Theory, in Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971528.app1

Author Information

  1. York University, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684115

Online ISBN: 9781119971528

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Summary

This appendix contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sample spaces and probability measures

  • Conditioning and independence

  • Random variables

  • Distributions

  • Expectations and moments

  • Expectation in terms of the distribution function

  • The normal distribution

  • Joint distributions

  • Conditioning and independence for random variables

  • Convolution

  • Moment generating functions

  • Probability generating functions

  • Mixtures