Probability and Statistics

  • Peeyush TaoriEmail author
  • Soumithri Mamidipudi
  • Deepak Agrawal
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 264)


This chapter is aimed at introducing and explaining some basic concepts of statistics and probability in order to aid the reader in understanding some of the more advanced concepts presented in the main text of the book. The main topics that are discussed are set theory, permutations and combinations, discrete and continuous probability distributions, descriptive statistics, and bivariate distributions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peeyush Taori
    • 1
    Email author
  • Soumithri Mamidipudi
    • 2
  • Deepak Agrawal
    • 2
  1. 1.London Business SchoolLondonUK
  2. 2.Indian School of BusinessHyderabadIndia

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