Overview of probability and statistics

Vishnu Nath, Stephen E. Levinson

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This chapter talks about the elementary concepts of probability and statistics that are needed to better comprehend this book. This appendix covers topics like basic probability, conditional probability, Bayes’ Theorem and various distributions like normal distribution (also called Gaussian distribution), Bernoulli distribution, Poisson distribution and binomial distribution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Computer Science
Number of pages12
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)2191-5768
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5776

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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    Nath, V., & Levinson, S. E. (2014). Overview of probability and statistics. In SpringerBriefs in Computer Science (9783319056029 ed., pp. 5-16). (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science; No. 9783319056029). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05603-6_2