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This one-semester basic probability textbook is written for majors in mathematics, physics, engineering, statistics, actuarial science, operations research, and computer science. The revised edition adds a subsection on reliability of systems and a section on order statistics to the chapter on joint distributions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)