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40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz
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 Summary
 "40 Puzzles and Problems in Probability and Mathematical Statistics is intended to teach the reader to think probabilistically by solving challenging, nonstandard probability problems. The motivation for this clearly written collection lies in the belief that challenging problems help to develop, and to sharpen, our probabilistic intuition much better than plainstyle deductions from abstract concepts. The selected problems fall into two broad categories. Problems related to probability theory come first, followed by problems related to the application of probability to the field of mathematical statistics. All problems seek to convey a nonstandard aspect or an approach which is not immediately obvious." "The word puzzles in the title refers to questions in which some qualitative, nontechnical insight is most important. Ideally, puzzles can teach a productive new way of framing or representing a given situation. Although the border between the two is not always clearly defined, problems tend to require a more systematic application of formal tools, and to stress more technical aspects. Thus, a major aim of the present collection is to bridge the gap between introductory texts and rigorous stateoftheart books." "Anyone with a basic knowledge of probability, calculus and statistics will benefit from this book; however, many of the problems collected require little more than elementary probability and straight logical reasoning. To assist anyone using this book for selfstudy, the author has included very detailed stepforstep solutions of all problems and also short hints which point the reader in the appropriate direction."Jacket
 Language
 eng
 Extent
 xii, 124 pages
 Contents

 Notation and terminology
 Problems
 Hints
 Solutions
 Isbn
 9781441925220
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 40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics
 Title
 40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics
 Statement of responsibility
 Wolfgang Schwarz
 Title variation
 Forty puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 "40 Puzzles and Problems in Probability and Mathematical Statistics is intended to teach the reader to think probabilistically by solving challenging, nonstandard probability problems. The motivation for this clearly written collection lies in the belief that challenging problems help to develop, and to sharpen, our probabilistic intuition much better than plainstyle deductions from abstract concepts. The selected problems fall into two broad categories. Problems related to probability theory come first, followed by problems related to the application of probability to the field of mathematical statistics. All problems seek to convey a nonstandard aspect or an approach which is not immediately obvious." "The word puzzles in the title refers to questions in which some qualitative, nontechnical insight is most important. Ideally, puzzles can teach a productive new way of framing or representing a given situation. Although the border between the two is not always clearly defined, problems tend to require a more systematic application of formal tools, and to stress more technical aspects. Thus, a major aim of the present collection is to bridge the gap between introductory texts and rigorous stateoftheart books." "Anyone with a basic knowledge of probability, calculus and statistics will benefit from this book; however, many of the problems collected require little more than elementary probability and straight logical reasoning. To assist anyone using this book for selfstudy, the author has included very detailed stepforstep solutions of all problems and also short hints which point the reader in the appropriate direction."Jacket
 Cataloging source
 UKM
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 19342013
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 Schwarz, Wolfgang
 Dewey number
 519.2
 Illustrations
 illustrations
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA273
 LC item number
 .S39 2008
 Literary form
 non fiction
 Nature of contents
 bibliography
 Series statement
 Problem books in mathematics
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 Probabilities
 Mathematical statistics
 Probabilities
 Mathematical statistics
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 40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz
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 http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0826/2007936604t.html
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 http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0826/2007936604d.html
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

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 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

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 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Notation and terminology  Problems  Hints  Solutions
 Control code
 ocn163616598
 Dimensions
 24 cm.
 Extent
 xii, 124 pages
 Isbn
 9781441925220
 Lccn
 2007936604
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Other control number
 9780387735115
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 Publisher number
 12023219
 System control number
 (OCoLC)163616598
 Label
 40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz
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 http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0826/2007936604t.html
 http://bvbr.bibbvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=015731944&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
 http://bvbr.bibbvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=015731944&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
 http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0826/2007936604d.html
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references and index
 Carrier category
 volume
 Carrier category code

 nc
 Carrier MARC source
 rdacarrier
 Content category
 text
 Content type code

 txt
 Content type MARC source
 rdacontent
 Contents
 Notation and terminology  Problems  Hints  Solutions
 Control code
 ocn163616598
 Dimensions
 24 cm.
 Extent
 xii, 124 pages
 Isbn
 9781441925220
 Lccn
 2007936604
 Media category
 unmediated
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
 Media type code

 n
 Other control number
 9780387735115
 Other physical details
 illustrations
 Publisher number
 12023219
 System control number
 (OCoLC)163616598
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