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Basic Concepts and Elementary Models

  • Pierre Brémaud
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)

Abstract

In Probability Theory the basic object is a probability space (ΩSP) where
  • Sis the collection of all possibleoutcomes of a given experiment;

  • Sis a family of subsets of Ω, called the family ofevents; and

  • Pis a function fromS into [0, 1] assigning to each eventAS itsprobability P(A).

Keywords

Elementary Model Basic Concept Cumulative Distribution Function Sample Space Discrete Random Variable 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Brémaud
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire des Signaux et Systèmes, CNRSPlateau de MoulonGif-sur-YvetteFrance

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