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Robust Estimation and Testing

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ISBN-10: 0471855472

ISBN-13: 9780471855477

Edition: 1st 1990

Authors: Robert G. Staudte, Simon J. Sheather

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An introduction to the theory and methods of robust statistics, providing students with practical methods for carrying out robust procedures in a variety of statistical contexts and explaining the advantages of these procedures. In addition, the text develops techniques and concepts likely to be useful in the future analysis of new statistical models and procedures. Emphasizing the concepts of breakdown point and influence functon of an estimator, it demonstrates the technique of expressing an estimator as a descriptive measure from which its influence function can be derived and then used to explore the efficiency and robustness properties of the estimator. Mathematical techniques are…    
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Book details

List price: $314.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 6.32" wide x 9.33" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

The Field of Statistics
Estimating Scale--Finite Sample Results
Estimating Scale--Asymptotic Results
Location-Dispersion Estimation
Testing for a Location Parameter
The Two-Sample Problem
Author Index
Subject Index