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Gnedenko, B. V. (Boris Vladimirovich) 1912-1995

Works: 423 works in 1,411 publications in 7 languages and 10,796 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Adapter, Translator, Redactor
Classifications: QA273, 519.1
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Most widely held works by B. V Gnedenko
The theory of probability by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

173 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the sixth edition of a classic text that was first published in 1950 in the former Soviet Union. The clear presentation of the subject and extensive applications supported with real data helped establish the book as a standard for the field. To date, it has been published into more that ten languages and has gone through five editions. The sixth edition is a major revision over the fifth. It contains new material and results on the Local Limit Theorem, the Integral Law of Large Numbers, and Characteristic Functions. The new edition retains the feature of developing the subject from intuitive concepts and demonstrating techniques and theory through large numbers of examples. The author has, for the first time, included a brief history of probability and its development. Exercise problems and examples have been revised and new ones added.--
An elementary introduction to the theory of probability by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compact volume equips the reader with all the facts and principles essential to a fundamental understanding of the theory of probability. It is an introduction, no more: throughout the book the authors discuss the theory of probability for situations having only a finite number of possibilities, and the mathematics employed is held to the elementary level. But within its purposely restricted range it is extremely thorough, well organized, and absolutely authoritative. It is the only English translation of the latest revised Russian edition; and it is the only current translation on the market that has been checked and approved by Gnedenko himself. After explaining in simple terms the meaning of the concept of probability and the means by which an event is declared to be in practice, impossible, the authors take up the processes involved in the calculation of probabilities. They survey the rules for addition and multiplication of probabilities, the concept of conditional probability, the formula for total probability, Bayes's formula, Bernoulli's scheme and theorem, the concepts of random variables, insufficiency of the mean value for the characterization of a random variable, methods of measuring the variance of a random variable, theorems on the standard deviation, the Chebyshev inequality, normal laws of distribution, distribution curves, properties of normal distribution curves, and related topics. The book is unique in that, while there are several high school and college textbooks available on this subject, there is no other popular treatment for the layman that contains quite the same material presented with the same degree of clarity and authenticity. Anyone who desires a fundamental grasp of this increasingly important subject cannot do better than to start with this book. New preface for Dover edition by B. V. Gnedenko.--
Limit distributions for sums of independent random variables by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

53 editions published between 1954 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applied reliability engineering and risk analysis : probabilistic models and statistical inference by Ilia Frenkel( )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents the latest developments in the field of reliability science focusing on applied reliability, probabilistic models and risk analysis. It provides readers with the most up-to-date developments in this field and consolidates research activities in several areas of applied reliability engineering. The publication is timed to commemorate Boris Gnedenko's centennial by bringing together leading researchers, scientists, and practitioners in the field of Prof. Gnednko's expertise. The Introduction, written by Prof. Igor Ushakov, a personal friend and a colleague of Boris Gnedenko, explains the significant impact and contribution Gnedenko's work made on the reliability theory and the modern reliability practice. The book covers conventional and contemporary (recently emerged) topics in reliability science, which have seen extended research activities in the recent years. These topics include: degradation analysis and multi-state system reliability; networks and large scale systems; maintenance models; statistical inference in reliability, and; physics of failures and reliability demonstration. All of these topics present a great interest to researchers and practitioners, having been extensively researched in the past years and covered at a large number of international conferences and in a multitude of journal articles. This book pulls together this information with a coherent flow of chapters, and is written by the lead scientists, researchers and practitioners in their respective fields. Logically divided into five sections, each contains several chapters covering theoretical and practical issues, while case studies support the topics under discussion"--
Introduction to queueing theory by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1989 in English and Russian and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical methods of reliability theory by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

12 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First publishedin the Russian language under the title Matematicheskie metody v teorii nadezhnosti, Nauka Press, Moscow, 1965
Lehrbuch der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

25 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probabilistic reliability engineering by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the growing complexity of engineered systems, reliability has increased in importance throughout the twentieth century. Initially developed to meet practical needs, reliability theory has become an applied mathematical discipline that permits a priori evaluations of various reliability indices at the design stages. These evaluations help engineers choose an optimal system structure, improve methods of maintenance, and estimate the reliability on the basis of special testing. Probabilistic Reliability Engineering focuses on the creation of mathematical models for solving problems of system design." "To provide readers with all necessary background material, this text incorporates a thorough review of the fundamentals of probability theory and the theory of stochastic processes. It offers clear and detailed treatment of reliability indices, the structure function, load-strength reliability models, distributions with monotone intensity functions, repairable systems, the Markov models, analysis of performance effectiveness, two-pole networks, optimal redundancy, optimal technical diagnosis, and heuristic methods in reliability. Throughout the text, an abundance of real world examples and case studies illustrate and illuminate the theoretical points under consideration."--BOOK JACKET
Statistical reliability engineering by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistical Reliability Engineering is an important professional resource for reliability and design engineers, especially those in the telecommunications and electronics industries. It is also an excellent course text for advanced courses in reliability engineering
Introduction à la théorie des probabilités by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Random summation : limit theorems and applications by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonparametric statistical inference by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

26 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementare Einführung in die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

29 editions published between 1955 and 1978 in German and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Bedienungstheorie by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grenzverteilungen von Summen unabhängiger Zufallsgrössen by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in German and Italian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decisions of a few industrial leaders shake the roots of capitalism and reawaken man's awareness of himself as an heroic being
The theory of probability : and the elements of statistics by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bericht über die Tagung Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und mathemaische Statistik in Berlin vom 19. bis 22. Oktober 1954 by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

7 editions published in 1956 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Méthodes mathématiques en théorie de la fiabilité : principales caractéristiques de fiabilité et leur analyse statistique by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

16 editions published in 1972 in 4 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements de la theorie des probabilites et de la statistique mathematique; Caracteristiques de fiabilite; Estimation des indices de fiabilite d'apres les resultats des epreuves; Verification des hypotheses de fiabilite; Reservation sans renouvellement; Reservation avec renouvellement; Methodes statistiques du controle de la qualite et de la fiabilite de la production en masse
Elemente der Programmierung by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

13 editions published in 1964 in German and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lehrbuch der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung by B. V Gnedenko( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Boris Gnedenko matematician rus

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Boris Gnedenko Russisch wiskundige (1912-1995)

Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko matemático ruso

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Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko Russian mathematician

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