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Just a textbook. Exercises without solutions. Not for self-learners
on 7 September 2016
I bough this book as I read very good opinions and I found very high ratings. I am self learner without a tutor. This book is definitely not for someone like me who wants to understand probability from very basics. It still might turn to be a good one but I have an impression it provides just dry theory, including equations which you can find anywhere else. Then you are asked to do exercises and solve some problems which have no answers. There are not any clues to help a reader to approach the problems. Of course, I am sure mathematicians, others with strong background in math, or those who are familiar with the concept and terminology find it very useful.
Another book "Introduction to theory of statistics" by Alexander M. Mood et. al. is much better position which I recommend, instead. Or an available online book Elementary Probability [...]