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 Semigroups are very general structures and scientists often come across them in various contexts in science and engineering. In this second edition of Probability Measures on Semigroups, first published in the University Series in Mathematics in 1996, the authors present the theory of weak convergence of convolution products of probability measures on semigroups, the theory of random walks on semigroups, and their applications to products of random matrices. They examine the essentials of abstract semigroup theory and its application to concrete semigroups of matrices. They present results on weak convergence, random walks, random matrices using semigroup ideas that for the most part are complete and best possible. Still, as the authors point out, there are other results that remain to be completed. These are all mentioned in the notes and comments at the end of each chapter, and will keep the readership of this book enthusiastic and interested for some time to come. Apart from corrections of several errors, new results have been added in the main text and in the appendices; the references, all notes and comments at the end of each chapter have been updated, and exercises have been added. This volume is suitable for a one semester course on semigroups and it could be used as a main text or supplementary material for courses focusing on probability on algebraic structures or weak convergence. It is ideally suited to graduate students in mathematics, and in other fields such as engineering and sciences with an interest in probability. Students in statistics using advance probability will also find it useful. 'A wellwritten book ... This is elegant mathematics, motivated by examples and presented in an accessible way that engages the reader.' International Statistics Institute, December 1996 'This beautiful book ... guides the reader through the most important developments ... a valuable addition to the library of the probabilist, and a must for anybody interested in probability on algebraic structures.' Zentralblatt für Mathematik und ihre GrenzgebieteMathematical Abstracts 'This wellwritten volume, by two of the most successful workers in the field ... deserves to become the standard introduction for beginning researchers in this field.' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 1 online resource (xii, 430 pages)
 Contents

 Semigroups
 Probability measures on topological semigroups
 Random walks on semigroups
 Random matrices
 Isbn
 9780387775470
 Label
 Probability measures on semigroups : convolution products, random walks and random matrices
 Title
 Probability measures on semigroups
 Title remainder
 convolution products, random walks and random matrices
 Statement of responsibility
 Göran Högnäs, Arunava Mukherjea
 Subject

 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 MATHEMATICS  Probability & Statistics  General
 Probability measures
 Probability measures
 Probability measures
 Random matrices
 Random matrices
 Random matrices
 Random measures
 Random measures
 Random measures
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Semigroups
 Semigroups
 Semigroups
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 Semigroups are very general structures and scientists often come across them in various contexts in science and engineering. In this second edition of Probability Measures on Semigroups, first published in the University Series in Mathematics in 1996, the authors present the theory of weak convergence of convolution products of probability measures on semigroups, the theory of random walks on semigroups, and their applications to products of random matrices. They examine the essentials of abstract semigroup theory and its application to concrete semigroups of matrices. They present results on weak convergence, random walks, random matrices using semigroup ideas that for the most part are complete and best possible. Still, as the authors point out, there are other results that remain to be completed. These are all mentioned in the notes and comments at the end of each chapter, and will keep the readership of this book enthusiastic and interested for some time to come. Apart from corrections of several errors, new results have been added in the main text and in the appendices; the references, all notes and comments at the end of each chapter have been updated, and exercises have been added. This volume is suitable for a one semester course on semigroups and it could be used as a main text or supplementary material for courses focusing on probability on algebraic structures or weak convergence. It is ideally suited to graduate students in mathematics, and in other fields such as engineering and sciences with an interest in probability. Students in statistics using advance probability will also find it useful. 'A wellwritten book ... This is elegant mathematics, motivated by examples and presented in an accessible way that engages the reader.' International Statistics Institute, December 1996 'This beautiful book ... guides the reader through the most important developments ... a valuable addition to the library of the probabilist, and a must for anybody interested in probability on algebraic structures.' Zentralblatt für Mathematik und ihre GrenzgebieteMathematical Abstracts 'This wellwritten volume, by two of the most successful workers in the field ... deserves to become the standard introduction for beginning researchers in this field.' Journal of the Royal Statistical Society
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 Högnäs, Göran
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 519.28
 Index
 index present
 LC call number
 QA273.6
 LC item number
 .H64 2011
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 dictionaries
 bibliography
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 1941
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 Mukherjea, Arunava
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 Probability and its applications
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 Probability measures
 Semigroups
 Random measures
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Random matrices
 MATHEMATICS
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 Probability measures
 Random matrices
 Random measures
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Semigroups
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 Probability measures on semigroups : convolution products, random walks and random matrices, Göran Högnäs, Arunava Mukherjea
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 2nd ed.
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 1 online resource (xii, 430 pages)
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 9780387775470
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 Probability measures on semigroups : convolution products, random walks and random matrices, Göran Högnäs, Arunava Mukherjea
 Bibliography note
 Includes bibliographical references (pages 413422) and index
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 online resource
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 rdacarrier
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 multicolored
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 Contents
 Semigroups  Probability measures on topological semigroups  Random walks on semigroups  Random matrices
 Control code
 694574477
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 unknown
 Edition
 2nd ed.
 Extent
 1 online resource (xii, 430 pages)
 Form of item
 online
 Isbn
 9780387775470
 Media category
 computer
 Media MARC source
 rdamedia
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 Other control number
 10.1007/9780387775487
 http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
 9780387775470
 Specific material designation
 remote
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 (OCoLC)694574477
Subject
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
 MATHEMATICS  Probability & Statistics  General
 Probability measures
 Probability measures
 Probability measures
 Random matrices
 Random matrices
 Random matrices
 Random measures
 Random measures
 Random measures
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Random walks (Mathematics)
 Semigroups
 Semigroups
 Semigroups
 Convolutions (Mathematics)
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