Introduction to Probability Models, Sixth Edition

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9780125984706: Introduction to Probability Models, Sixth Edition

The Sixth Edition of this very successful textbook, Introduction to Probability Models<$>, introduces elementary probability theory and stochastic processes. This book is particularly well-suited for those who want to see how probability theory can be applied to the study of phenomena in fields such as engineering, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research. The Sixth Edition includes additional exercises in every chapter and a new appendix with the answers to approximately 100 of the included exercises from throughout the text. Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods are presented in an entirely new section, along with new coverage of the Markov Chain cover times. New material will also be featured on K-records values and Ignatov's theorem. This book is a worthwhile revision of Ross's classic text.

Presents new material in every chapter
Contains examples relating to:
Random walks on circles
The matching rounds problem
The best prize problem
K-records values
Ignatovs theorem
Includes approximately 570 exercises
Provides a built-in student solution manual in the appendix for 100 of the exercises from throughout the book
An instructors manual, containing solutions to all exercises, is available free of charge for instructors who adopt the book for their classes

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About the Author:

Sheldon M. Ross is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in statistics at Stanford University in 1968. He has published many technical articles and textbooks in the areas of statistics and applied probability. Among his texts are A First Course in Probability, Introduction to Probability Models, Stochastic Processes, and Introductory Statistics. Professor Ross is the founding and continuing editor of the journal Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a recipient of the Humboldt US Senior Scientist Award.

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