The fourth edition of Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes has been updated significantly from the previous edition, and it now includes co-author S. Unnikrishna Pillai of Polytechnic University. The book is intended for a senior/graduate level course in probability and is aimed at students in electrical engineering, math, and physics departments. The authors' approach is to develop the subject of probability theory and stochastic processes as a deductive discipline and to illustrate the theory with basic applications of engineering interest. Approximately 1/3 of the text is new material--this material maintains the style and spirit of previous editions. In order to bridge the gap between concepts and applications, a number of additional examples have been added for further clarity, as well as several new topics.
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Changes to the fourth edition include: substantial updating of chapters 3 and 4; a new section on Parameter Estimation in chapter 8; a new section on Random Walks in chapter 10; and two new chapters (15 and 16) at the end of the book on Markov Chains and Queuing Theory.
A number of examples have been added to support the key topics, and the design of the book has been updated to allow the reader to easily locate the examples and theorems.
S. Unnikrishna Pillai is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Polytechnic Institute of NYU in Brooklyn, New York. His research interests include radar signal processing, blind identification, spectrum estimation, data recovery and wavform diversity. Dr. Pillai is the author of Array Signal Processign and co-author of Spectrum Estimation and system Identification, Prof. Papoulis’ Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic processes (Fourth edition), and Space Based Radar – Theory & Applications.
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Book Description Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A.: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering, 2001. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. 4th Edition. This book is BRAND NEW soft cover International edition with black and white printing. ISBN number may be different but cover page and contents identical to the US edition word by word. Book is in English language. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-9475060389