Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
5Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
ProbStatBook

ProbStatBook

Ratings: (0)|Views: 76 |Likes:
Published by lim5_17

More info:

Published by: lim5_17 on May 11, 2012
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

12/24/2012

pdf

text

original

 
From Algorithms to Z-Scores:Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling inComputer Science
Norm Matloff University of California, Davis
(
t
) =
ce
0
.
5(
t
µ
)
Σ
1
(
t
µ
)
library(MASS)x <- mvrnorm(mu,sgm)
1
−10−50510
  x  2
−10−50510
z       
0.0050.0100.015
See Creative Commons license athttp://heather.cs.ucdavis.edu/ matloff/probstatbook.html
 
2
 
Contents
1.1 ALOHA Network Example. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.2 Basic Ideas of Probability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.2.1 The Crucial Notion of a Repeatable Experiment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21.2.2 Our Definitions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.2.3 Basic Probability Computations: ALOHA Network Example. . . . . . . . . . . . . 61.2.4 Bayes’ Theorem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81.2.5 ALOHA in the Notebook Context. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91.2.6 Simulation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101.2.6.1 Simulation of the ALOHA Example. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101.2.6.2 Rolling Dice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111.2.7 Combinatorics-Based Probability Computation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121.2.7.1 Which Is More Likely in Five Cards, One King or Two Hearts?. . . . . . 121.2.7.2 Association Rules” in Data Mining. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131.3 Discrete Random Variables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141.4 Independence, Expected Value and Variance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141.4.1 Independent Random Variables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141.4.2 Expected Value. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151.4.2.1 Intuitive Definition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151.4.2.2 Computation and Properties of Expected Value. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151.4.2.3 Casinos, Insurance Companies and “Sum Users,Compared to Others. . 181.4.3 Variance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19i

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->