Monthly Archives: November 2010

Another wonderful resource for probability

I’m so busy that I forgot I even had this on my hard drive; I’d even saved it in Papers!  The title is ‘Introduction to Probability‘ by Grinstead and Snell.  It’s a bit more modern than Drake, and seems much … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Applied Probability Theory

Somebody recommended this book (by Alvin Drake) to me yesterday. Since I’ve been having trouble getting through the Ross textbook A First Course in Probability, I thought I’d take a look at it and found it available online.

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Python lectures!

I’m a huge fan of Python, but the main lectures at Stanford only teach Java and C++.  I just discovered that MIT introductory programming courses now use Python, so I finally have a resource to point people to instead of … Continue reading

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