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Modern Statistical Methods for Astronomy With R Applications

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ISBN-10: 052176727X

ISBN-13: 9780521767279

Edition: 2012

Authors: Eric D. Feigelson, G. Jogesh Babu

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Modern astronomical research is beset with a vast range of statistical challenges, ranging from reducing data from megadatasets to characterizing an amazing variety of variable celestial objects or testing astrophysical theory. Yet most astronomers still use a narrow suite of traditional statistical methods. Linking astronomy to the world of modern statistics, this volume is a unique resource, introducing astronomers to advanced statistics through ready-to-use code in the public domain R statistical software environment. The book presents fundamental results of probability theory and statistical inference, before exploring several fields of applied statistics, such as data smoothing,…    
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Book details

List price: $132.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/12/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 490
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English