From Algorithms to Z-Scores: Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer Science

A textbook for a course in mathematical probability and statistics for computer science students.

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Statistics

**Publication date**: 01 Jun 2015

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559 pages

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From Algorithms to Z-Scores: Probabilistic and Statistical Modeling in Computer Science

A textbook for a course in mathematical probability and statistics for computer science students.

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From the Preface:

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Norman Matloff wrote:Why is this book different from all other books on mathematical probability and statistics? The key aspect is the book's consistently applied approach, especially important for engineering students.

Norman Matloff wrote:As prerequisites, the student must know calculus, basic matrix algebra, and have some skill in programming. As with any text in probability and statistics, it is also necessary that the student has a good sense of math intuition, and does not treat mathematics as simply memorization of formulas.

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About The Author(s)

Dr. Norm Matloff is a professor of computer science at the University of California at Davis, and was formerly a professor of statistics at that university. He is a former database software developer in Silicon Valley, and has been a statistical consultant for firms such as the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan. He was born and raised in the Los Angeles area, and has a PhD in pure mathematics from UCLA, specializing in probability/functional analysis and statistics.

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