A Minimum of Stochastics for Scientists
by Noel Corngold
Publisher: Caltech 2009
Number of pages: 77
The idea behind the book was to introduce students to the ideas and attitudes that underlie the statistical modeling of physical, chemical, biological systems. These pages contain material the author have tried to convey, in a course given occasionally, to a Caltech audience composed mostly of graduate students.
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