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An Overview of Probability & Statistics Ziheng Yang ()
 

Summary: An Overview of Probability & Statistics
Ziheng Yang ()
With assistance from Tianqi Zhu ()
Peking University
October 2010
Contents
Table of Contents......................................................................................................................................1
1. Mathematical preliminaries .........................................................................................................2
1.1. Notation ..........................................................................................................................2
1.2. Summation and product symbols....................................................................................3
1.3. Linear algebra.................................................................................................................3
1.4. Differentiation ................................................................................................................6
1.5. Integral............................................................................................................................8
2. Probability ...................................................................................................................................11
2.1. Two probability concepts ...............................................................................................11
2.2. Conditional, joint, and marginal probabilities ................................................................11
Discrete variables ...........................................................................................................11
Continuous variables ......................................................................................................13
2.3. Discrete distributions......................................................................................................14
2.4. Continuous distributions.................................................................................................15

  

Source: Anisimova, Maria - Institute of Scientific Computing, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ)

 

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