Markov Chains and Mixing Times
by D. A. Levin, Y. Peres, E. L. Wilmer
Publisher: American Mathematical Society 2008
Number of pages: 387
This book is an introduction to the modern approach to the theory of Markov chains. The main goal of this approach is to determine the rate of convergence of a Markov chain to the stationary distribution as a function of the size and geometry of the state space. The authors develop the key tools for estimating convergence times, including coupling, strong stationary times, and spectral methods.
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by Muhammad El-Taha - University of Southern Maine
Topics: Data Analysis; Probability; Random Variables and Discrete Distributions; Continuous Probability Distributions; Sampling Distributions; Point and Interval Estimation; Large Sample Estimation; Large-Sample Tests of Hypothesis; etc.
by Cosma Rohilla Shalizi
Contents: Probability (Probability Calculus, Random Variables, Discrete and Continuous Distributions); Statistics (Handling of Data, Sampling, Estimation, Hypothesis Testing); Stochastic Processes (Markov Processes, Continuous-Time Processes).
by Marcus Kracht - UCLA
Contents: Basic Probability Theory (Conditional Probability, Random Variables, Limit Theorems); Elements of Statistics (Estimators, Tests, Distributions, Correlation and Covariance, Linear Regression, Markov Chains); Probabilistic Linguistics.
by G. Larry Bretthorst - Springer
This work is a research document on the application of probability theory to the parameter estimation problem. The people who will be interested in this material are physicists, economists, and engineers who have to deal with data on a daily basis.