Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics


Author: Lee J. Bain,Max Engelhardt
Publisher: Duxbury Press
ISBN: 9780534380205
Category: Mathematics
Page: 644
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The Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS focuses on developing the skills to build probability (stochastic) models. Lee J. Bain and Max Engelhardt focus on the mathematical development of the subject, with examples and exercises oriented toward applications.

An introduction to probability theory and mathematical statistics


Author: V. K. Rohatgi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 684
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Probability; Random variables and their probability distributions; Moments and generating functions; Random vectors; Some special distributions; Limit theorems; Sample moments and their distributions; The theory of point estimation; Neyman-Pearson theory of testing of hypotheses; Some further results on hypotheses testing; Confidence estimation; The general linear hypothesis; Nonparametric statistical inference; Sequential statistical inference.

Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics


Author: Václav Fabian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 466
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An Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics


Author: Howard G. Tucker
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483225143
Category: Mathematics
Page: 240
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An Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of probability and mathematical statistics. This book covers a variety of topics, including random variables, probability distributions, discrete distributions, and point estimation. Organized into 13 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the definition of function. This text then examines the notion of conditional or relative probability. Other chapters consider Cochran's theorem, which is of extreme importance in that part of statistical inference known as analysis of variance. This book discusses as well the fundamental principles of testing statistical hypotheses by providing the reader with an idea of the basic problem and its relation to practice. The final chapter deals with the problem of estimation and the Neyman theory of confidence intervals. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate university students who are majoring in mathematics. Students who are majoring in physics and who are inclined toward abstract mathematics will also find this book useful.

An Introduction to Probability and Statistics


Author: Vijay K. Rohatgi,A.K. Md. Ehsanes Saleh
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118799682
Category: Mathematics
Page: 728
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A well-balanced introduction to probability theory and mathematical statistics Featuring updated material, An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Third Edition remains a solid overview to probability theory and mathematical statistics. Divided intothree parts, the Third Edition begins by presenting the fundamentals and foundationsof probability. The second part addresses statistical inference, and the remainingchapters focus on special topics. An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Third Edition includes: A new section on regression analysis to include multiple regression, logistic regression, and Poisson regression A reorganized chapter on large sample theory to emphasize the growing role of asymptotic statistics Additional topical coverage on bootstrapping, estimation procedures, and resampling Discussions on invariance, ancillary statistics, conjugate prior distributions, and invariant confidence intervals Over 550 problems and answers to most problems, as well as 350 worked out examples and 200 remarks Numerous figures to further illustrate examples and proofs throughout An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, Third Edition is an ideal reference and resource for scientists and engineers in the fields of statistics, mathematics, physics, industrial management, and engineering. The book is also an excellent text for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level students majoring in probability and statistics.

Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers


Author: Milan Holický
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642383009
Category: Mathematics
Page: 181
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The theory of probability and mathematical statistics is becoming an indispensable discipline in many branches of science and engineering. This is caused by increasing significance of various uncertainties affecting performance of complex technological systems. Fundamental concepts and procedures used in analysis of these systems are often based on the theory of probability and mathematical statistics. The book sets out fundamental principles of the probability theory, supplemented by theoretical models of random variables, evaluation of experimental data, sampling theory, distribution updating and tests of statistical hypotheses. Basic concepts of Bayesian approach to probability and two-dimensional random variables, are also covered. Examples of reliability analysis and risk assessment of technological systems are used throughout the book to illustrate basic theoretical concepts and their applications. The primary audience for the book includes undergraduate and graduate students of science and engineering, scientific workers and engineers and specialists in the field of reliability analysis and risk assessment. Except basic knowledge of undergraduate mathematics no special prerequisite is required.

Probability and Mathematical Statistics

An Introduction
Author: Eugene Lukacs
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483269205
Category: Mathematics
Page: 254
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Probability and Mathematical Statistics: An Introduction provides a well-balanced first introduction to probability theory and mathematical statistics. This book is organized into two sections encompassing nine chapters. The first part deals with the concept and elementary properties of probability space, and random variables and their probability distributions. This part also considers the principles of limit theorems, the distribution of random variables, and the so-called student’s distribution. The second part explores pertinent topics in mathematical statistics, including the concept of sampling, estimation, and hypotheses testing. This book is intended primarily for undergraduate statistics students.

Introduction to Probability with Statistical Applications


Author: Géza Schay
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3319306200
Category: Mathematics
Page: 385
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Now in its second edition, this textbook serves as an introduction to probability and statistics for non-mathematics majors who do not need the exhaustive detail and mathematical depth provided in more comprehensive treatments of the subject. The presentation covers the mathematical laws of random phenomena, including discrete and continuous random variables, expectation and variance, and common probability distributions such as the binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions. More classical examples such as Montmort's problem, the ballot problem, and Bertrand’s paradox are now included, along with applications such as the Maxwell-Boltzmann and Bose-Einstein distributions in physics. Key features in new edition: * 35 new exercises * Expanded section on the algebra of sets * Expanded chapters on probabilities to include more classical examples * New section on regression * Online instructors' manual containing solutions to all exercises“/p> Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in computer science, engineering, and other natural and social sciences with only a basic background in calculus will benefit from this introductory text balancing theory with applications. Review of the first edition: This textbook is a classical and well-written introduction to probability theory and statistics. ... the book is written ‘for an audience such as computer science students, whose mathematical background is not very strong and who do not need the detail and mathematical depth of similar books written for mathematics or statistics majors.’ ... Each new concept is clearly explained and is followed by many detailed examples. ... numerous examples of calculations are given and proofs are well-detailed." (Sophie Lemaire, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2008 m)

Einführung in Die Mathematische Statistik


Author: Leopold Schmetterer
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662259338
Category: Mathematics
Page: 597
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Die Frage nach dem Aufgabenkreis der Statistik im allgemeinen kann nicht mit wenigen Worten umrissen werden. Wenn man etwas näher auf die geschichtliche Entwicklung des Begriffes Statistik eingeht\ so findet man, daß lange Zeit darunter nur die Beschrei bung von "Staatsmerkwürdigkeiten" (wie Bevölkerungszahl, Bo denbeschaffenheit, Sammlung wirtschaftlicher Daten) verstanden wurde. Erst in neuerer Zeit drang die statistische Betrachtungsweise auch in die Naturwissenschaften ein (BOLTZMANN, GIBBS, MAx WELL). Fußend auf dem Boden der seit Beginn dieses Jahrhunderts sich rasch entwickelnden Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie hat dann ins besondere in den letzten dreißig Jahren auch die mathematische Statistik einen unerhörten Aufschwung genommen und die Metho den der statistischen Analyse mit einer kaum zu übersehenden Fülle von Gedanken bereichert. Statistische Überlegungen treten heute in den verschiedensten Wissensgebieten auf. Es genügt, wenn wir neben den Wirtschaftswissenschaften als Beispiele die Astronomie, die Biologie, die Medizin, die Psychologie, die Physik und die Soziologie anführen. Wenn es also, wie gesagt, nicht leicht ist, den allgemeinen Be griff der Statistik kurz zu charakterisieren, so geht man doch wohl nicht fehl, wenn man feststellt, daß sich die Statistik mit dem Studium von Erscheinungen befaßt, die entweder eine große Zahl von Individuen betreffen, oder sonst in irgendeiner Weise eine Viel falt von Einzelerscheinungen zusammenfassen. Man kann somit als ein Charakteristikum der Statistik das Studium der Massen erscheinungen betrachten. Es ist eine Erfahrungstatsache, daß bei Massenerscheinungen Gesetzmäßigkeiten nachgewiesen werden können, die bei Einzelerscheinungen kein Gegenstück haben. Das 1 Vgl. W. WrNKLER, Grundriß der Statistik I, 2.

Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und mathematische Statistik


Author: Marek Fisz
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematical statistics
Page: 777
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Advanced Statistics from an Elementary Point of View


Author: Michael J. Panik
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780120884940
Category: Mathematics
Page: 802
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Advanced Statistics from an Elementary Point of View is a highly readable text that communicates the content of a course in mathematical statistics without imposing too much rigor. It clearly emphasizes the connection between statistics and probability, and helps students concentrate on statistical strategies without being overwhelmed by calculations. The book provides comprehensive coverage of descriptive statistics; detailed treatment of univariate and bivariate probability distributions; and thorough coverage of probability theory with numerous event classifications. This book is designed for statistics majors who are already familiar with introductory calculus and statistics, and can be used in either a one- or two-semester course. It can also serve as a statistics tutorial or review for working professionals. Students who use this book will be well on their way to thinking like a statistician in terms of problem solving and decision-making. Graduates who pursue careers in statistics will continue to find this book useful, due to numerous statistical test procedures (both parametric and non-parametric) and detailed examples. Comprehensive coverage of descriptive statistics More detailed treatment of univariate and bivariate probability distributions Thorough coverage of probability theory with numerous event classifications

Introduction to mathematical statistics


Author: Paul Gerhard Hoel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 435
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A balanced presentation of both theoretical and applied material with numerous problem sets to illustrate important concepts. Demonstrates the use of computers and calculators to facilitate problem solving, as well as numerous applications to illustrate basic theory.

A Modern Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Understanding Why and How
Author: F.M. Dekking,C. Kraaikamp,H.P. Lopuhaä,L.E. Meester
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1846281687
Category: Mathematics
Page: 488
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Suitable for self study Use real examples and real data sets that will be familiar to the audience Introduction to the bootstrap is included – this is a modern method missing in many other books

An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications


Author: William Feller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 704
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The exponential and the uniform densities; Special densities. Randomization; Densities in higher dimensions. Normal densities and processes; Probability measures and spaces; Probability distributions in Rr; A survey of some important distributions and processes; Laws of large numbers. Aplications in analysis; The basic limit theorems; Infinitely divisible distributions and semi-groups; Markov processes and semi-groups; Renewal theory; Random walks in R1; Laplace transforms. Tauberian theorems. Resolvents; Aplications of Laplace transforms; Characteristic functions; Expansions related to the central limit theorem; Infinitely divisible distributions; Applications of Fourier methods to ramdom walks; harmonic analysis; Answers to problems.

Introduction to Mathematical Statistics


Author: Robert V. Hogg,Joseph W. McKean,Allen Thornton Craig
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 704
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This classic book retains its outstanding ongoing features and continues to provide readers with excellent background material necessary for a successful understanding of mathematical statistics. Chapter topics cover classical statistical inference procedures in estimation and testing, and an in-depth treatment of sufficiency and testing theory—including uniformly most powerful tests and likelihood ratios. Many illustrative examples and exercises enhance the presentation of material throughout the book. For a more complete understanding of mathematical statistics.

An Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Its Applications


Author: Richard J. Larsen,Morris L. Marx
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780139223037
Category: Mathematics
Page: 790
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Using high-quality, real-world case studies and examples, this introduction to mathematical statistics shows how to use statistical methods and when to use them. This book can be used as a brief introduction to design of experiments. This successful, calculus-based book of probability and statistics, was one of the first to make real-world applications an integral part of motivating discussion. The number of problem sets has increased in all sections. Some sections include almost 50% new problems, while the most popular case studies remain. For anyone needing to develop proficiency with Mathematical Statistics.

An introduction to mathematical statistics


Author: H. D. Brunk
Publisher: Xerox College Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Mathematics
Page: 457
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Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists


Author: Sheldon M. Ross
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080919379
Category: Mathematics
Page: 680
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This updated text provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Ross emphasizes the manner in which probability yields insight into statistical problems; ultimately resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples throughout the book, and this emphasis on data motivates the probability coverage. As with the previous editions, Ross' text has remendously clear exposition, plus real-data examples and exercises throughout the text. Numerous exercises, examples, and applications apply probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations. New to the 4th Edition: - New Chapter on Simulation, Bootstrap Statistical Methods, and Permutation Tests - 20% New Updated problem sets and applications, that demonstrate updated applications to engineering as well as biological, physical and computer science - New Real data examples that use significant real data from actual studies across life science, engineering, computing and business - New End of Chapter review material that emphasizes key ideas as well as the risks associated with practical application of the material

Introduction to Probability


Author: George G. Roussas
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080509334
Category: Mathematics
Page: 400
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Roussas's Introduction to Probability features exceptionally clear explanations of the mathematics of probability theory and explores its diverse applications through numerous interesting and motivational examples. It provides a thorough introduction to the subject for professionals and advanced students taking their first course in probability. The content is based on the introductory chapters of Roussas's book, An Intoduction to Probability and Statistical Inference, with additional chapters and revisions. • Written by a well-respected author known for great exposition and readability • Boasts many real world examples • Pedagogy includes chapter summaries, tables of distributions and formulas, and answers to even-numbered exercises