Introduction to Probability for Computing

Introduction to Probability for Computing

English | 2023 | ISBN: 1009309072 | 571 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

Learn about probability as it is used in computer science with this rigorous, yet highly accessible, undergraduate textbook. Fundamental probability concepts are explained in depth, prerequisite mathematics is summarized, and a wide range of computer science applications is described. Throughout, the material is presented in a “question and answer” style designed to encourage student engagement and understanding. Replete with almost 400 exercises, real-world computer science examples, and covering a wide range of topics from simulation with computer science workloads, to statistical inference, to randomized algorithms, to Markov models and queues, this interactive text is an invaluable learning tool whether your course covers probability with statistics, with stochastic processes, with randomized algorithms, or with simulation. The teaching package includes solutions, lecture slides, and lecture notes for students.

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