Basic probability theory II

  • Gunnar Blom
  • Lars Holst
  • Dennis Sandell

Abstract

Our presentation of problems and snapshots from basic probability theory is continued. A trick is shown for determining expectations, and we then discuss, among other things, probability generating functions and factorial generating functions.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunnar Blom
    • 1
  • Lars Holst
    • 2
  • Dennis Sandell
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical StatisticsUniversity of LundLundSweden
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsRoyal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden
  3. 3.Department of Biostatistics and Data ProcessingAstra Draco ABLundSweden

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