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Statistics in Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0691074291

ISBN-13: 9780691074290

Edition: 1993

Authors: Robert Lupton

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Aimed at a diverse scientific audience, including physicists, astronomers, chemists, geologists, and economists, this book explains the theory underlying the classical statistical methods. Its level is between introductory "how to" texts and intimidating mathematical monographs. A reader without previous exposure to statistics will finish the book with a sound working knowledge of statistical methods, while a reader already familiar with the standard tests will come away with an understanding of their strengths, weaknesses, and domains of applicability. The mathematical level is that of an advanced undergraduate; for example, matrices and Fourier analysis are used where appropriate. Among…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/1/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Some Common Probability Distributions
Distributions Related to the Gaussian
Distributions of Sample Statistics
Bayes' Theorem and Maximum Likelihood
Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Testing
The Theory of Maximum Likelihood Estimators
Least Squares Fitting for Linear Models
Hypothesis Testing in the Linear Model
Rank Correlation Coefficients
Tests of Fit
Robust Tests for Means
Some Numerical Exercises
Symbol Index
Problem Index