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Publisher Comments:

This well-known and highly respected introduction to decision theory was developed at Stanford University. It furnishes a simple and clear-cut method of exhibiting the fundamental aspects of statistical problems. Beginners will find this treatment a motivating introduction to important mathematical notions such as set, function, and convexity. "Very clearly written with many illustrative examples and exercises." — Journal of the American Statistical Association.

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This well-respected introduction to statistics and statistical theory covers data processing, probability and random variables, utility and descriptive statistics, computation of Bayes strategies, models, testing hypotheses, and much more. 1959 edition.

Synopsis:

Beginners will find this well-respected introduction to statistics and statistical theory a motivating introduction to important mathematical notions such as set, function, and convexity. Other topics include data processing, probability, and random variables, models, testing hypotheses, and much more. Clearly written, brief, well-indexed, and abundantly equipped with exercise material. 1959 edition.

Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION 2 DATA PROCESSING 3 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES 4 UTILITY AND DESCRIPITIVE STATISTICS  5 UNCERTAINTY DUE TO IGNORANCE OF THE STATE OF NATURE   6 THE COMPUTATION OF BAYES STRATEGIES   7 INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL STATISTICS  8 MODELS  9 TESTING HYPOTHESES  10 ESTIMATION AND CONFIDENCE INTERVALS APPENDIX A NOTATION B MATHEMATICAL TABLES C TABLES OF RANDOM DEVIATES D TABLES OF PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS E DERIVATIONS F MISCELLANEOUS REMARKS ABOUT GAME THEORY AND UTILITY THEORY PARTIAL LIST OF ANSWERS TO EXERCISES INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486652184
Author:
Moses, Lincoln E.
Author:
Moses, Lincoln E.
Author:
Moses
Author:
Mathematics
Author:
Moses, Lincoln E.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Mathematical statistics
Subject:
Statistical decision
Subject:
Probability & Statistics - General
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Scientific Method
Subject:
Decision Theory.
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics
Series Volume:
[no.] 36
Publication Date:
19870231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.91 lb

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This well-respected introduction to statistics and statistical theory covers data processing, probability and random variables, utility and descriptive statistics, computation of Bayes strategies, models, testing hypotheses, and much more. 1959 edition.
"Synopsis" by ,
Beginners will find this well-respected introduction to statistics and statistical theory a motivating introduction to important mathematical notions such as set, function, and convexity. Other topics include data processing, probability, and random variables, models, testing hypotheses, and much more. Clearly written, brief, well-indexed, and abundantly equipped with exercise material. 1959 edition.
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