About the Book :
This book is important to our developing list of computer science titles. Trivedi's book is a true classic and will be well received in the market. The subject lies at the core of many applications in computer science, signal processing, and communications.
About the Author :
Kishor S. Trivedi is the Hudson Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. His research interests include computer networks, fault-tolerant computing, modeling tools, and reliability modeling.
Interesting Facts :
The first edition of this classic book sold over 13,000 copies and has been widely adopted.This edition contains new sections on system availability modeling, wireless system modeling, stochastic Petri nets, numerical solution techniques for Markov chains, software reliability modeling, and a range of other topics.Many new exercises and examples have been added.Existing material has been thoroughly updated and revised.Comprehensive SOLUTION MANUAL is available to instructors from Wiley. Please see the author's website for details.
IntroductionDiscrete Random VariablesContinuous Random VariablesExpectationConditional Distribution and ExpectationStochastic ProcessesDiscrete-Time Markov ChainsContinuous-Time Markov ChainsNetworks of QueuesStatistical InferenceRegression and Analysis of VarianceAppendix A: BibliographyAppendix B: Properties of DistributionsAppendix C: Statistical TablesAppendix D: Laplace TransformsAppendix E: Program Performance Analysis