Friday, April 26, 2013

Probability, Statistics and Random Processes For Electrical Engineering 3e

Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes For Electrical Engineering 3rd Edition PDF Download Ebook. Alberto Leon-Garcia offers an interesting, straightforward introduction to probability and random processes. While helping readers to develop their problem-solving skills, the book enables them to understand how to make the transition from real problems to probability models for those problems.

To keep users motivated, the author uses a number of practical applications from various areas of electrical and computer engineering that demonstrate the relevance of probability theory to engineering practice. Discrete-time random processes are used to bridge the transition between random variables and continuous-time random processes. Additional material has been added to the second edition to provide a more substantial introduction to random processes.

The book's first five chapters form the basis of a traditional, introduction to probability and random variables. In addition to the standard topics, it offers optional sections on modeling, computer methods, combinatories, reliability, and entropy. Chapters 4 through 9 can accommodate a one-semester senior/first-year graduate course on random processes and linear systems, as well as Markov chains and queuing theory.

Additional coverage includes cyclostationary random processes, Fourier series and Karhunen-Loeve expansion, continuity, derivatives and integrals, amplitude modulation. Wiener and Kalman filters, and time reversed Markov chains. In Chapter 4, a section on the joint characteristic function has been added and the discussion of jointly Gaussian random variables has been expanded.

Section 5.5 discusses the various types of convergence of sequences of random variables. A carefully selected set of examples is presented to demonstrate the differences in the various types of convergence.

Section 6.6 uses these results to develop the notions of mean square continuity, derivatives, and integrals of random processes. This section presents the relations between the Wiener process and white Gaussian noise. It also develops the Ornstein-Uhlenbeck process as the transient solution to a first-order linear system driven by noise.

Section 6.8 uses Fourier series to introduce the notion of representing a random process by a linear combination of deterministic functions weighted by random variables. It then proceeds to develop the Karhunen-Loeve expansion for vector random variables and then random processes.

Section 7.4 now contains a separate section on prediction and the Levinson algorithm. Finally, Section 7.5 presents a discussion of the Kalman filter to complement the Wiener filter introduced in Section 7.4. Acknowledgments

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