This file updated October 31, 2001.
Errata for
Stochastic Modeling of Scientific Data
p.6, second line of eq. 1.13
- P(X_0 \member A_0)
- p. 8, line 4
- rb should be } (NC)
- p. 8, line 7
- Should be `any stochastic process exists' (NC)
- p. 14, Exercise 3.
- Let X_i = X(t_i)-X(t_{i-1}) (CS)
- p. 15, Data exercise D1.
- n=36, not 32.
- p. 20, eqn. 2.12
- First row is reversed, should be (0.602 0.398) (CS)
- p. 30, eqn. 2.48
- p_k should be p_i (ZZ)
- p.30 ,line before (2.52)
- Proposition 2.4 should be Proposition 2.3 (MD)
- p. 34, line 7
- Delete `the process' (NC)
- p. 34, line 12
- the first set should be {X_n = i,T_j > n} (GS)
- p. 34, eq. (2.72)
- second line, should be `X_n = i ... X_n-1 = k'
- third line, should be `X_n = i'
- fourth line, first equation should be `p_ki' and `X_n-1 = k'
- fourth line, second equation should have `p_ki' between the two
summation signs
- fifth line should be `p_ki' (GS)
- p. 41, line 11
- (2.104) should be (2.103) (BS)
- p. 42, line 2
- `period 3' should be `period 2' (BS)
- p. 46, 3 lines above Corollary
- `distributions' should be `distribution' (NC)
- p. 49 line -5
- Z_n/n converges to 0 wp1 should be Z_0/n converges ... (BS)
- p. 50 (2.148)
- Replace F by f in middle formula (BS)
- p. 51 formula (2.153) second line
- Need left hand
bracket before sum, right hand after mu_k, left hand after >, right hand
after mu_k (BS)
- p. 51 formula (2.153) third line
- U_k(m) should be U_k(l), and again two brackets are missing (BS)
- p. 54, second last line of Rasch example
- `device' should be `devise'
- p. 57 line -3
- (1-2x3/5)^2/(2x3/5)=.033 should be (2-2x4/6)^2/(2x4/6)=.333
- p. 60, line above (2.185)
- the stationary distribution is pi = (1 - p_11, p_01)/(1-(p_11-p_01)) (RT)
- p. 66 formula (2.210)
- theta_j should be log (theta_j) and (1-...) should be log(1-...) (BS)
- p. 67, line 7
- `Ordocovian' should be `Ordovician' (BS)
- p. 68 line -2
- `marked' should be `market' (BS)
- p. 72, line preceeding Application
- `smaller' should be `larger' (YG)
- p. 97, line 15 from below
- `Columbia' should be `Colombia' (CD)
- p.116, problem 14
- Term in absolute values in displayed equation should be p_ij^(n) - pi_j
- In the hint, the sum of the positive terms is bounded by 1 - d delta
- p. 117, line -9
- Y_k should be Y_k+1 (BS)
- p. 120, Table 2.19
- In the second row 192 should be 102. (RT)
- p. 128, line -1
- Upper limit of integral should be t (BS)
- p. 129, line 4
- exp (-beta t) should be exp(-beta x) (BS)
- p. 129, formula (3.11)
- subscript i should be n (BS)
- p. 131, two lines after (3.16)
- `of' should be `or' (BS)
- p. 141, line 7
- (iii) (3.(Pn)) should be (3.39) (BS)
- p. 154, line 14
- sign on the second derivative should be negative (BS)
- p. 155 (3.130)
- X(kh=j)) should be X(kh)=j) (BS)
- p. 187, exercise D5
- The two occurrences of `streptococcial' should read `streptococcal' (BS)
- p. 194, l. 7 from below
- add "stationary" before "nearest neighbor"
- p. 198, l.1-2
- delete "$b$ $2J/KT$, strength of Ising model nearest neighbor interactions"
- p. 206, line before Proposition 4.1
- Brook (1964) is a more appropriate reference than Whittle (1954) (JB)
- p. 261, line 4
- `Dore' should be `Doce' (CD)
- p. 274, Table 5.3
- line 4, col. 3 should be 1855 (RJK)
- p. 274, Exercise D4
- `Maraus' should be `Manaus' (CD)
- p. 310, eqn. 165
- bj in the summation index should be boldface j
bfj in the summand should be boldface j
- Example on top of p. 331:
- Polya is spellt correctly the first time, incorrectly the second on line 1.
- In equation C.20 there should be a lambda between alpha and t.
(RJK)
- p. 336, third reference from below
- "verketterer" should be "verketteter" (MD)
- p. 336, third reference from below
- "Deuterung" should be "Deutung"; "Entropievermerung"
should be "Entropievermehrung" (MD)
- p. 342, sixth reference from below
- "der" should be "des"; "einer System" should be "eines Systems" (MD)
- p. 344, fourth reference from below
- "propri'et`es" should be "propri'et'es" (MD)
Thanks to
- Julian Besag (JB)
- Nick Cox (NC)
- Cibele Queiroz da Silva (CD)
- Galen Shorack (GS)
- Reg Kulperger (RJK)
- Bruce Smith (BS)
- Charlie Smith (CS)
- Yann Guedon (YG)
- Ruoxi Tang (RT)
- Mathias Drton (MD)
- Zheng Zhang (ZZ)