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Appendix: Probability, Concepts, and Results

  • Atle Seierstad
Chapter

Certain concepts and results from probability theory are presented. The reader is advised to look up in the Appendix definitions, results, or explanations related to themes appearing in the chapter he is currently reading and not read the Appendix in its entirety.

5.1 Elementary Probability

A discrete sample space is a “countable” set Ω with typical element ω. The set Ω is countable if it is possible to label the various elements in Ω such that \(\Omega = \{\omega_1,\omega_2, \ldots, \omega_i, \ldots \}\)

Keywords

Conditional Probability Mass Function Conditional Density Borel Function Piecewise Constant Function 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of OsloNorway

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