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A Minimum of Stochastics for Scientists : Ten Lectures

Corngold, Noel (2009) A Minimum of Stochastics for Scientists : Ten Lectures. [Teaching Resource]

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These pages contain material I have tried to convey, in a course given occasionally, to a Caltech audience composed mostly of graduate students. The idea behind the course was to introduce students to the ideas and attitudes that underlie the statistical modeling of physical, chemical, biological systems. To provide a sufficient minimum to begin the repair of total ignorance, to get one started, to avoid embarrassing moments at an oral qualifying examination, perhaps. This little book might be titled "An Introduction to an Introduction to . . ." The student who wishes to go deeper will find much that is rich in the classic texts and essays listed under References.

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Additional Information:2nd corrected printing. © 2009 Noel Corngold. "If the presentation here is clear and helpful, it will be in large part due to the efforts of Emily Adelsohn, to whom I am most grateful." Noel Corngold, Pasadena, 2009
Subject Keywords:statistical modeling ; physical systems ; chemical systems ; biological systems
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Deposited By: Katherine Johnson
Deposited On:15 Jun 2011 23:02
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