A Review on ‘Probability and Stochastic Processes’
American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics
Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages: 23-26
Received: Jan. 17, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 26, 2016; Published: Feb. 16, 2016
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Bodo Herzog, Department of Economics, Reutlingen University, Reutlingen, Germany; ESB Business School, Reutlingen University, Reutlingen, Germany; RRI Reutlingen Research Institute, Reutlingen, Germany
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This paper is a commentary on the book ‘Probability and Stochastic Processes’ from Ionut Florescu. The book is an excellent introduction to both probability theory and stochastic processes. It provides a comprehensive discussion of the main statistical concepts including the theorems and proofs. The introduction to probability theory is easy accessible and a perfect starting point for undergraduate students even with majors in other subjects than science, such as business or engineering. The book is also up-to-date because it includes programming code for simulations. However, the book has some weaknesses. It is less convincing in more advanced topics of stochastic theory and it does not include solutions to excises and recent research trends.
Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Simulation of Stochastic Processes
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Bodo Herzog, A Review on ‘Probability and Stochastic Processes’, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016, pp. 23-26. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtas.20160501.14
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