Snell, J. Laurie (James Laurie) 19252011
Overview
Works:  116 works in 630 publications in 6 languages and 9,414 library holdings 

Genres:  Festschriften Textbooks 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Contributor, Publisher, Other 
Classifications:  QA273, 510 
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by
J. Laurie Snell
Introduction to finite mathematics by
John G Kemeny(
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101 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides an introduction to the elementary theory of logic, sets, probability theory, and linear algebra. It treats a number of practical applications, useful in everyday life, but applicable to biological, behavioral, and social sciences
101 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides an introduction to the elementary theory of logic, sets, probability theory, and linear algebra. It treats a number of practical applications, useful in everyday life, but applicable to biological, behavioral, and social sciences
Finite Markov chains by
John G Kemeny(
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73 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
73 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical models in the social sciences by
John G Kemeny(
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56 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
56 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Random walks and electric networks by
Peter G Doyle(
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27 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability theory, like much of mathematics, is indebted to physics as a source of problems and intuition for solving these problems. Unfortunately, the level of abstraction of current mathematics often makes it difficult for anyone but an expert to appreciate this fact. Random Walks and Electric Networks looks at the interplay of physics and mathematics in terms of an example  the relation between elementary electric network theory and random walks where the mathematics involved is at the college level
27 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability theory, like much of mathematics, is indebted to physics as a source of problems and intuition for solving these problems. Unfortunately, the level of abstraction of current mathematics often makes it difficult for anyone but an expert to appreciate this fact. Random Walks and Electric Networks looks at the interplay of physics and mathematics in terms of an example  the relation between elementary electric network theory and random walks where the mathematics involved is at the college level
Denumerable Markov chains by
John G Kemeny(
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19 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to probability by
Charles M Grinstead(
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23 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This text is designed for an introductory probability course taken by sophomores, juniors, and seniors in mathematics, the physical and social sciences, engineering, and computer science. It presents a thorough treatment of probability ideas and techniques necessary for a?rm understanding of the subject. The text can be used in a variety of course lengths, levels, and areas of emphasis."Open Textbook Library
23 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This text is designed for an introductory probability course taken by sophomores, juniors, and seniors in mathematics, the physical and social sciences, engineering, and computer science. It presents a thorough treatment of probability ideas and techniques necessary for a?rm understanding of the subject. The text can be used in a variety of course lengths, levels, and areas of emphasis."Open Textbook Library
Markov random fields and their applications by
Ross Kindermann(
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16 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability tales by
Charles M Grinstead(
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11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book explores four realworld topics through the lens of probability theory. It can be used to supplement a standard text in probability or statistics. Most elementary textbooks present the basic theory and then illustrate the ideas with some neatly packaged examples. Here the authors assume that the reader has seen, or is learning, the basic theory from another book and concentrate in some depth on the following topics: streaks, the stock market, lotteries, and fingerprints. This extended format allows the authors to present multiple approaches to problems and to pursue promising side discussions in ways that would not be possible in a book constrained to cover a fixed set of topics."Page 4 of cover
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book explores four realworld topics through the lens of probability theory. It can be used to supplement a standard text in probability or statistics. Most elementary textbooks present the basic theory and then illustrate the ideas with some neatly packaged examples. Here the authors assume that the reader has seen, or is learning, the basic theory from another book and concentrate in some depth on the following topics: streaks, the stock market, lotteries, and fingerprints. This extended format allows the authors to present multiple approaches to problems and to pursue promising side discussions in ways that would not be possible in a book constrained to cover a fixed set of topics."Page 4 of cover
Introduction to probability theory with computing by
J. Laurie Snell(
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16 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability mesasures; Random variables; Limit theorems; Markov chains
16 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Japanese and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability mesasures; Random variables; Limit theorems; Markov chains
Topics in contemporary probability and its applications(
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12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to probability by
J. Laurie Snell(
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18 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Denumerable Markov chains by
John G Kemeny(
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24 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the first edition out of print, we decided to arrange for republi cation of Denumerrible Markov Ohains with additional bibliographic material. The new edition contains a section Additional Notes that indicates some of the developments in Markov chain theory over the last ten years. As in the first edition and for the same reasons, we have resisted the temptation to follow the theory in directions that deal with uncountable state spaces or continuous time. A section entitled Additional References complements the Additional Notes. J. W. Pitman pointed out an error in Theorem 953 of the first edition, which we have corrected. More detail about the correction appears in the Additional Notes. Aside from this change, we have left intact the text of the first eleven chapters. The second edition contains a twelfth chapter, written by David Griffeath, on Markov random fields. We are grateful to Ted Cox for his help in preparing this material. Notes for the chapter appear in the section Additional Notes. J.G.K., J.L.S., A.W.K
24 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the first edition out of print, we decided to arrange for republi cation of Denumerrible Markov Ohains with additional bibliographic material. The new edition contains a section Additional Notes that indicates some of the developments in Markov chain theory over the last ten years. As in the first edition and for the same reasons, we have resisted the temptation to follow the theory in directions that deal with uncountable state spaces or continuous time. A section entitled Additional References complements the Additional Notes. J. W. Pitman pointed out an error in Theorem 953 of the first edition, which we have corrected. More detail about the correction appears in the Additional Notes. Aside from this change, we have left intact the text of the first eleven chapters. The second edition contains a twelfth chapter, written by David Griffeath, on Markov random fields. We are grateful to Ted Cox for his help in preparing this material. Notes for the chapter appear in the section Additional Notes. J.G.K., J.L.S., A.W.K
Algèbre moderne et activités humaines by
John G Kemeny(
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18 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computing for a course in finite mathematics by
John G Kemeny(
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6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algèbre moderne et activités humaines by
John G Kemeny(
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4 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einführung in die endliche Mathematik by
John G Kemeny(
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1 edition published in 1963 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1963 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finite mathematics with business applications by
John G Kemeny(
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10 editions published between 1962 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1962 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algèbre moderne et activités humaines by
John G Kemeny(
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7 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introducción a las matemáticas finitas by
John G Kemeny(
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15 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matematica e attivita umane by
John G Kemeny(
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5 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Kemeny, John G. Author Editor
 Thompson, Gerald Luther 1923 Author Editor
 Doyle, Peter G. Author
 Grinstead, Charles M. (Charles Miller) 1952 Author
 Knapp, Anthony W.
 Kindermann, Ross 1950 Author
 Peterson, William Paul
 American Mathematical Society Publisher
 Loyau, M. C. Translator
 Kurtz, Thomas E.
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Algebra BASIC (Computer program language) BusinessMathematical models Business mathematics Distribution (Probability theory) Electrical engineeringMathematics Electric networks Electric network topology Engineering Games of chance (Mathematics) Global analysis (Mathematics) Markov processes Markov random fields Mathematical analysis Mathematical statistics Mathematics MathematicsData processing Matrices Probabilities ProbabilitiesData processing Random walks (Mathematics) Social sciencesMathematical models Social sciencesMathematics Social sciencesMethodology Statistical decision Stochastic processes
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J. Laurie Snell Amerikaans wiskundige (19252011)
J. Laurie Snell amerikansk ekonom och matematiker
J. Laurie Snell amerikansk økonom og matematikar
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J. Laurie Snell USamerikanischer Mathematiker
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