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Pages: 748 | Illustrations: 165 | Chapters: 26
Publication: May, 2016 (first edition) | Finance Press
A: It would help (because the first book is often referred to), but is perhaps not essential. Each chapter in the second volume is reasonably self-contained. You might just try the second and see how it goes.
Q: Is the second book just a new edition of the first?
A: No. It is a completely new book with new topics.
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Ch3: JointInference.TimeChangeModel.nb (Note: codes from 3.11 Appendix)
Ch5: HMM.SVP.090513.nb (Note: there are a number of closely related, but not identical, files referenced in Ch. 5. This one was used to generate Table 5.5, and the detail found in Appendix 5.12).