Introduction to Probability Models

Introduction to Probability Models

Description

Introduction to Probability Models, Eleventh Edition is the latest version of Sheldon Ross's classic bestseller, used extensively by professionals and as the primary text for a first undergraduate course in applied probability. The book introduces the reader to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes, and shows how probability theory can be applied fields such as engineering, computer science, management science, the physical and social sciences, and operations research.

The hallmark features of this text have been retained in this eleventh edition: superior writing style; excellent exercises and examples covering the wide breadth of coverage of probability topic; and real-world applications in engineering, science, business and economics. The 65% new chapter material includes coverage of finite capacity queues, insurance risk models, and Markov chains, as well as updated data. The book contains compulsory material for new Exam 3 of the Society of Actuaries including several sections in the new exams. It also presents new applications of probability models in biology and new material on Point Processes, including the Hawkes process. There is a list of commonly used notations and equations, along with an instructor's solutions manual.

This text will be a helpful resource for professionals and students in actuarial science, engineering, operations research, and other fields in applied probability.


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Details

Author(s)
Sheldon M. Ross
Format
Hardback | 784 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 38.1mm | 1,340g
Publication date
15 Mar 2014
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Imprint
Academic Press Inc
Publication City/Country
San Diego, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
11th edition
Illustrations note
figures
ISBN10
0124079482
ISBN13
9780124079489
Bestsellers rank
545,395