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Preface

Module by: Daniel Williamson, Paul E Pfeiffer. E-mail the authors

Summary: Preface to "Topics in Applied Probability", a supplementary collection of further examples, problems, and m-files related to Applied Probability.

Topics in Applied Probability is meant to supplement the collection Applied Probability with examples, further problems, and m-files. This collection is not meant to stand alone but rather serve as a miscellany of further content not included in the original collection. Topics discussed in this collection include Martingale Sequences and Markov Procedures as well as a few others. In addition, the collection of m-files contains both the user-defined programs and a collection of m-files for specific problems with properly formatted data.

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These files can be entered into MATLAB by calling the appropriate file. These m-files come from a variety of sources ( e.g., exams or problem sets, hence the odd names) and may be useful for examples and exercises. In order to allow for easy access to the helpful m-files, a supplementary link has been placed in the upper right side of each module in the "Topics in Applied Probability" collection. Selecting this link will launch the download of a zip document containing a suite of m-files. Unzipping this file and saving its contents to your local system will allow for easy and reliable access when working with MATLAB.

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