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The Resource 40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz

40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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 plain-style 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 non-standard aspect or an approach which is not immediately obvious." "The word puzzles in the title refers to questions in which some qualitative, non-technical 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 state-of-the-art 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 self-study, the author has included very detailed step-for-step solutions of all problems and also short hints which point the reader in the appropriate direction."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2013
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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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Probabilities
  • Mathematical statistics
  • Probabilities
  • Mathematical statistics
Label
40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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
Label
40 puzzles and problems in probability and mathematical statistics, Wolfgang Schwarz
Link
Publication
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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