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Markov chains : from theory to implementation and experimentation

Author: Paul A Gagniuc
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2017]
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'A fascinating and instructive guide to Markov chains for experienced users and newcomers alike This unique guide to Markov chains approaches the subject along the four convergent lines of mathematics, implementation, simulation, and experimentation. It introduces readers to the art of stochastic modeling, shows how to design computer implementations, and provides extensive worked examples with case studies. Markov  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gagniuc, Paul A.
Markov chains.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2017
(DLC) 2017011637
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Gagniuc
ISBN: 9781119387572 1119387574 9781119387596 1119387590
OCLC Number: 982373850
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: From observation to simulation --
Building the stochastic matrix --
Predictions by using 2-state Markov chains --
Predictions by using N-state Markov chains --
Absorbing Markov chains --
The average time spent in each state --
Discussions on different configurations of chains --
The simulation of an N-state Markov chain.
Responsibility: Paul A. Gagniuc.

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