Probability Concepts

  • M. Loève
Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 45)


Probability theory has its own terminology, born from and directly related and adapted to its intuitive background; for the concepts and problems of probability theory are born from and evolve with the analysis of random phenomena. As a branch of mathematics, however, probability theory partakes of and contributes to the whole domain of mathematics and, at present, its general set-up is expressible in terms of measure spaces and measurable functions. We give below a first table of correspondences between the probability and measure theoretic terms. Within parentheses appear the abbreviations to be used throughout this book.


Random Vector Inverse Image Borel Function Range Space Minkowski Inequality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Loève
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  1. 1.Departments of Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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