Introduction to Probability Models, ISE

3.91 avg rating
( 132 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780123736352: Introduction to Probability Models, ISE

Ross's classic bestseller, Introduction to Probability Models, has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. It provides an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied to the study of phenomena in fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries.
A new section (3.7) on COMPOUND RANDOM VARIABLES, that can be used to establish a recursive formula for computing probability mass functions for a variety of common compounding distributions.
A new section (4.11) on HIDDDEN MARKOV CHAINS, including the forward and backward approaches for computing the joint probability mass function of the signals, as well as the Viterbi algorithm for determining the most likely sequence of states.
Simplified Approach for Analyzing Nonhomogeneous Poisson processes
Additional results on queues relating to the
(a) conditional distribution of the number found by an M/M/1 arrival who spends a time t in the system;
(b) inspection paradox for M/M/1 queues
(c) M/G/1 queue with server breakdown

Many new examples and exercises.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

A

Review:

Praise from Reviewers:
"This is a fascinating introduction to applications from a variety of disciplines. Any curious student will love this book."
- Jean LeMaire, University of Pennsylvania
"I think Ross has done an admirable job of covering the breadth of applied probability. Ross
writes fantastic problems which really force the students to think divergently...The examples, like the exercises are great."
- Matt Carlton, Cal Polytechnic Institute
"This book may be a model in the organization of the education process. I would definitely rate
this text to be the best probability models book at its level of difficulty...far more sophisticated and deliberate than its competitors."
- Kris Ostaszewski, University of Illinois

Praise from Reviewers:
This is a fascinating introduction to applications from a variety of disciplines. Any curious student will love this book."
- Jean LeMaire, University of Pennsylvaniawrites fantastic problems which really force the students to think divergently...The examples, like the exercises are great.
- Matt Carlton, Cal Polytechnic Institute
This book may be a model in the organization of the education process. I would definitely rate
this text to be the best probability models book at its level of difficulty...far more sophisticated and deliberate than its competitors.
- Kris Ostaszewski, University of Illinois

Praise from Reviewers:
?This is a fascinating introduction to applications from a variety of disciplines. Any curious student will love this book."
- Jean LeMaire, University of Pennsylvania
?I think Ross has done an admirable job of covering the breadth of applied probability. Ross
writes fantastic problems which really force the students to think divergently...The examples, like the exercises are great.?
- Matt Carlton, Cal Polytechnic Institute
?This book may be a model in the organization of the education process. I would definitely rate
this text to be the best probability models book at its level of difficulty...far more sophisticated and deliberate than its competitors.?
- Kris Ostaszewski, University of Illinois

Praise from Reviewers:
???This is a fascinating introduction to applications from a variety of disciplines. Any curious student will love this book."
- Jean LeMaire, University of Pennsylvania
???I think Ross has done an admirable job of covering the breadth of applied probability. Ross
writes fantastic problems which really force the students to think divergently...The examples, like the exercises are great.???
- Matt Carlton, Cal Polytechnic Institute
???This book may be a model in the organization of the education process. I would definitely rate
this text to be the best probability models book at its level of difficulty...far more sophisticated and deliberate than its competitors.???
- Kris Ostaszewski, University of Illinois

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Academic Press Inc (2006)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press Inc, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123736358

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9th Revised edition. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Ross s classic bestseller, Introduction to Probability Models, has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. It provides an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied to the study of phenomena in fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries. A new section (3.7) on COMPOUND RANDOM VARIABLES, that can be used to establish a recursive formula for computing probability mass functions for a variety of common compounding distributions. A new section (4.11) on HIDDDEN MARKOV CHAINS, including the forward and backward approaches for computing the joint probability mass function of the signals, as well as the Viterbi algorithm for determining the most likely sequence of states. Simplified Approach for Analyzing Nonhomogeneous Poisson processes Additional results on queues relating to the (a) conditional distribution of the number found by an M/M/1 arrival who spends a time t in the system; (b) inspection paradox for M/M/1 queues (c) M/G/1 queue with server breakdown Many new examples and exercises. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
32.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc, United States, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9th Revised edition. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Ross s classic bestseller, Introduction to Probability Models, has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. It provides an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied to the study of phenomena in fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries. A new section (3.7) on COMPOUND RANDOM VARIABLES, that can be used to establish a recursive formula for computing probability mass functions for a variety of common compounding distributions. A new section (4.11) on HIDDDEN MARKOV CHAINS, including the forward and backward approaches for computing the joint probability mass function of the signals, as well as the Viterbi algorithm for determining the most likely sequence of states. Simplified Approach for Analyzing Nonhomogeneous Poisson processes Additional results on queues relating to the (a) conditional distribution of the number found by an M/M/1 arrival who spends a time t in the system; (b) inspection paradox for M/M/1 queues (c) M/G/1 queue with server breakdown Many new examples and exercises. Bookseller Inventory # AA59780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
33.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Academic Press 2006-11-30 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press 2006-11-30, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ELS-00002943

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
31.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc 2006-11-30, San Diego (2006)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc 2006-11-30, San Diego, 2006. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
34.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Ross, Sheldon M.
Published by Academic Press 2007-01 (2007)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Quantity Available: 5
Print on Demand
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press 2007-01, 2007. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-LSI-06969556

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
37.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Ross, Sheldon M.
Published by Academic Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press, 2006. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
32.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Introduction to Probability Models, ISE (9th Revised edition), Sheldon M. Ross, Ross's classic bestseller, Introduction to Probability Models, has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. It provides an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied to the study of phenomena in fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries. A new section (3.7) on COMPOUND RANDOM VARIABLES, that can be used to establish a recursive formula for computing probability mass functions for a variety of common compounding distributions. A new section (4.11) on HIDDDEN MARKOV CHAINS, including the forward and backward approaches for computing the joint probability mass function of the signals, as well as the Viterbi algorithm for determining the most likely sequence of states. Simplified Approach for Analyzing Nonhomogeneous Poisson processes Additional results on queues relating to the (a) conditional distribution of the number found by an M/M/1 arrival who spends a time t in the system; (b) inspection paradox for M/M/1 queues (c) M/G/1 queue with server breakdown Many new examples and exercises. Bookseller Inventory # B9780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
35.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Sheldon M. Ross
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97801237363520000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
44.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Sheldon M. Ross
Published by Academic Press Inc (2006)
ISBN 10: 0123736358 ISBN 13: 9780123736352
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academic Press Inc, 2006. Book Condition: New. 2006. 9th Revised edition. Paperback. Rosss classic bestseller has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries. Num Pages: 800 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: PBT. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 226 x 153 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1132. 800 pages, illustrations. Rosss classic bestseller has been used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. With the addition of several new sections relating to actuaries, this text is highly recommended by the Society of Actuaries. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: PBT. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 31. Weight: 1044. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780123736352

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
45.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book