This book provides a guide to the elements of simulation in statistics, which will include developments and which may be used either as a teaching text or as a source of reference. It is widely used for teaching statistics in schools.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgments. List of Notation. Introduction. Some Probability and Statistics Revision. Generating Uniform Random Variables. Particular Methods of Non-Uniform Random Variables. General Methods for Non-Uniform Random Variables. Testing Random Numbers. Variance Reduction and Integral Estimation. Model Construction and Analysis. Further Examples and Applications. Appendices. Solutions and Comments for Selected Questions. Bibliography. Author Index. Subject Index.
"This book can be strongly recommended to anyone who needs to generate random variables... it is both a well-written textbook and a genuine work of reference."
"... a very readable book... the basic tools of simulation are excellently explained and nicely illustrated with interesting examples."
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