Explorations in Monte Carlo Methods (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics) (Hardcover)

Explorations in Monte Carlo Methods (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics) By Ronald W. Shonkwiler, Franklin Mendivil Cover Image
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to Monte Carlo Methods.- Some Probability Distributions and Their Uses.- Markov Chain Monte Carlo.- Optimization by Monte Carlo Methods.- Random Walks.

About the Author


Ronald Shonkwiler is also publishing Mathematical Biology: An Introduction with Maple and Matlab, that will will be available in 2008. He is professor emeritus at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Mathematics. He received his PhD in 1970. His areas of expertise include: stochastic processes, optimization, computer simulation, Monte Carlo numerical methods, mathematical biology, and reproducing Kernel Hilbert spaces.Franklin Mendevil is a professor at Acadia University in Nova Scotia. He received his PhD in 1996 at Georgia Institute of Technology. He has co-authored numerous papers and publications, several of which were with Dr. Shonkwiler.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780387878362
ISBN-10: 038787836X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: August 21st, 2009
Pages: 243
Language: English
Series: Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics