**Elsevier Science and Technology**

This updated classic provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Author Sheldon Ross shows how probability yields insight into statistical problems, resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples.

The Third Edition includes new exercises, examples, and applications, updated statistical material, and more.

All disc-based content for this title is now available on the Web.

New in this edition:

* New exercises and data examples including:

- The One-sided Chebyshev Inequality for Data

- The Logistics Distribution and Logistic Regression

- Estimation and Testing in proofreader problems

- Product Form Estimates of Life Distributions

- Observational Studies

* Updated statistical material

* New, contemporary applications

Hallmark features:

* Reflects Sheldon Ross's masterfully clear exposition

* Contains numerous examples, exercises, and homework problems

* Unique, easy-to-use software automates required computations

* Applies probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations

* Careful development of probability, modeling, and statistical procedures leads to intuitive understanding

* Instructor's Solutions Manual is available to adopters

This updated classic provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Author Sheldon Ross shows how probability yields insight into statistical problems, resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples, and the enclosed CD-ROM includes software that automates the required computations.

The Third Edition includes new exercises, examples, and applications, updated statistical material, and more.

New in this edition:

* New exercises and data examples including:

- The One-sided Chebyshev Inequality for Data

- The Logistics Distribution and Logistic Regression

- Estimation and Testing in proofreader problems

- Product Form Estimates of Life Distributions

- Observational Studies

* Updated statistical material

* New, contemporary applications

Hallmark features:

* Reflects Sheldon Ross's masterfully clear exposition

* Contains numerous examples, exercises, and homework problems

* Unique, easy-to-use software automates required computations

* Applies probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations

* Careful development of probability, modeling, and statistical procedures leads to intuitive understanding

* Instructor's Solutions Manual is available to adopters

Publisher:
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, Ă2004

Edition:
3rd ed

ISBN:
9780080470313

0080470319

0125980574

0080470319

0125980574

Characteristics:
1 online resource (xv, 624 pages) : illustrations

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