ISBN-10:
0123869811
ISBN-13:
9780123869814
Pub. Date:
01/25/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Probability and Random Processes: With Applications to Signal Processing and Communications / Edition 2

Probability and Random Processes: With Applications to Signal Processing and Communications / Edition 2

by Scott Miller, Donald ChildersScott Miller
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Overview

Probability and Random Processes, Second Edition presents pertinent applications to signal processing and communications, two areas of key interest to students and professionals in today's booming communications industry. The book includes unique chapters on narrowband random processes and simulation techniques. It also describes applications in digital communications, information theory, coding theory, image processing, speech analysis, synthesis and recognition, and others.

Exceptional exposition and numerous worked out problems make this book extremely readable and accessible. The authors connect the applications discussed in class to the textbook. The new edition contains more real world signal processing and communications applications. It introduces the reader to the basics of probability theory and explores topics ranging from random variables, distributions and density functions to operations on a single random variable. There are also discussions on pairs of random variables; multiple random variables; random sequences and series; random processes in linear systems; Markov processes; and power spectral density.

This book is intended for practicing engineers and students in graduate-level courses in the topic.




  • Exceptional exposition and numerous worked out problems make the book extremely readable and accessible
  • The authors connect the applications discussed in class to the textbook
  • The new edition contains more real world signal processing and communications applications
  • Includes an entire chapter devoted to simulation techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123869814
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/25/2012
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 522
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

As a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters news agency, Scott Miller spent nearly two decades in Asia and Europe, reporting from more than twenty-five countries. His articles—covering fields as varied as the Japanese economic collapse, the birth of a single European currency, French culinary traditions, and competitive speed knitting—have also appeared in The Washington Post and the Far Eastern Economic Review, among others. He has been a contributor to CNBC and Britain’s Sky News.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Introduction to Probability Theory
3. Random Variables, Distributions and Density Functions
4. Operations on a Single Random Variable
5. Pairs of Random Variables
6. Multiple Random Variables
7. Random Sequences and Series
8. Random Processes
9. Markov Processes
10. Power Spectral Density
11. Random Processes in Linear Systems
12. Simulation Techniques

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