9 edition of **Random variables and probability distributions.** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1970**
by Cambridge U.P. in London
.

Written in English

- Stochastic processes,
- Distribution (Probability theory),
- Random variables

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. [115]-118.

Series | Cambridge tracts in mathematics and mathematical physics,, no. 36 |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA274 .C83 1970 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | [9], 118 p. |

Number of Pages | 118 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5074800M |

ISBN 10 | 0521076854 |

LC Control Number | 74092246 |

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The topic itself, Random Variables, is so big that I have felt it necessary to divide it into three books, of which this is the first one. We shall here deal with the basic stuff, i.e. frequencies and distribution functions in 1 and 2 dimensions, functions of random variables and inequalities between random variables, as well as means and /5(18). In probability and statistics, a random variable, random quantity, aleatory variable, or stochastic variable is described informally as a variable whose values depend on outcomes of a random phenomenon. The formal mathematical treatment of random variables is a topic in probability that context, a random variable is understood as a measurable function defined on a probability .

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