Information Theory

Author: Robert B. Ash

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486141454

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 352

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DIVAnalysis of channel models and proof of coding theorems; study of specific coding systems; and study of statistical properties of information sources. Sixty problems, with solutions. Advanced undergraduate to graduate level. /div

Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

Author: Aleksandr I?Akovlevich Khinchin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486604349

Category: Mathematics

Page: 120

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First comprehensive introduction to information theory explores the work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein, and Khinchin. Topics include the entropy concept in probability theory, fundamental theorems, and other subjects. 1957 edition.

An Introduction to Information Theory

Symbols, Signals and Noise

Author: John R. Pierce

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134970

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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Covers encoding and binary digits, entropy, language and meaning, efficient encoding and the noisy channel, and explores ways in which information theory relates to physics, cybernetics, psychology, and art. 1980 edition.

Information Theory and Statistics

Author: Solomon Kullback

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486142043

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

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Highly useful text studies logarithmic measures of information and their application to testing statistical hypotheses. Includes numerous worked examples and problems. References. Glossary. Appendix. 1968 2nd, revised edition.

An Introduction to Information Theory

Author: Fazlollah M. Reza

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486158446

Category: Mathematics

Page: 528

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Graduate-level study for engineering students presents elements of modern probability theory, information theory, coding theory, more. Emphasis on sample space, random variables, capacity, etc. Many reference tables and extensive bibliography. 1961 edition.

Number Theory

Author: George E. Andrews

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486135101

Category: Mathematics

Page: 288

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Undergraduate text uses combinatorial approach to accommodate both math majors and liberal arts students. Covers the basics of number theory, offers an outstanding introduction to partitions, plus chapters on multiplicativity-divisibility, quadratic congruences, additivity, and more

Probability Theory

Author: Alfred Renyi

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486458679

Category: Mathematics

Page: 666

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The founder of Hungary's Probability Theory School, A. Rényi made significant contributions to virtually every area of mathematics. This introductory text is the product of his extensive teaching experience and is geared toward readers who wish to learn the basics of probability theory, as well as those who wish to attain a thorough knowledge in the field. Based on the author's lectures at the University of Budapest, this text requires no preliminary knowledge of probability theory. Readers should, however, be familiar with other branches of mathematics, including a thorough understanding of the elements of the differential and integral calculus and the theory of real and complex functions. These well-chosen problems and exercises illustrate the algebras of events, discrete random variables, characteristic functions, and limit theorems. The text concludes with an extensive appendix that introduces information theory.

Lady Luck

The Theory of Probability

Author: Warren Weaver

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486150917

Category: Mathematics

Page: 400

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This witty, nontechnical introduction to probability elucidates such concepts as permutations, independent events, mathematical expectation, the law of averages and more. No advanced math required. 49 drawings.

Probability Theory

A Concise Course

Author: Y. A. Rozanov

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486321142

Category: Mathematics

Page: 148

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This clear exposition begins with basic concepts and moves on to combination of events, dependent events and random variables, Bernoulli trials and the De Moivre-Laplace theorem, and more. Includes 150 problems, many with answers.

Mathematics and Logic

Author: Mark Kac,Stanislaw M. Ulam

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486670856

Category: Philosophy

Page: 170

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Fascinating study of the origin and nature of mathematical thought, including relation of mathematics and science, 20th-century developments, impact of computers, and more.Includes 34 illustrations. 1968 edition."

Introduction to Graph Theory

Author: Richard J. Trudeau

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318664

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

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Aimed at "the mathematically traumatized," this text offers nontechnical coverage of graph theory, with exercises. Discusses planar graphs, Euler's formula, Platonic graphs, coloring, the genus of a graph, Euler walks, Hamilton walks, more. 1976 edition.

An Introduction to Combinatorial Analysis

Author: John Riordan

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400854334

Category: Mathematics

Page: 258

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This book introduces combinatorial analysis to the beginning student. The author begins with the theory of permutation and combinations and their applications to generating functions. In subsequent chapters, he presents Bell polynomials; the principle of inclusion and exclusion; the enumeration of permutations in cyclic representation; the theory of distributions; partitions, compositions, trees and linear graphs; and the enumeration of restricted permutations. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Elementary Decision Theory

Author: Herman Chernoff,Lincoln E. Moses

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143775

Category: Mathematics

Page: 384

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This well-respected introduction to statistics and statistical theory covers data processing, probability and random variables, utility and descriptive statistics, computation of Bayes strategies, models, testing hypotheses, and much more. 1959 edition.

Geometry: A Comprehensive Course

Author: Dan Pedoe

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486131734

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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Introduction to vector algebra in the plane; circles and coaxial systems; mappings of the Euclidean plane; similitudes, isometries, Moebius transformations, much more. Includes over 500 exercises.

A Course on Group Theory

Author: John S. Rose

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486170667

Category: Mathematics

Page: 320

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Text for advanced courses in group theory focuses on finite groups, with emphasis on group actions. Explores normal and arithmetical structures of groups as well as applications. 679 exercises. 1978 edition.

Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory

Author: A. Ya. Khinchin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486318443

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

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First comprehensive introduction to information theory explores the work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein, and Khinchin. Topics include the entropy concept in probability theory, fundamental theorems, and other subjects. 1957 edition.

Concepts of Probability Theory

Second Revised Edition

Author: Paul E. Pfeiffer

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486165663

Category: Mathematics

Page: 416

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Using the Kolmogorov model, this intermediate-level text discusses random variables, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, random processes, more. For advanced undergraduates students of science, engineering, or math. Includes problems with answers and six appendixes. 1965 edition.

Mathematical Methods in the Theory of Queuing

Author: A. Y. Khinchin

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486316319

Category: Mathematics

Page: 128

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Written by a prominent Russian mathematician, this concise monograph examines aspects of queuing theory as an application of probability. Prerequisites include a familiarity with the theory of probability and mathematical analysis. 1960 edition.