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- Basic Probability
- Random VariablesandProbability Distributions
- Mathematical Expectation
- Special Probability Distributions
- Sampling Theory
- Estimation Theory
- Tests of HypothesesandSignificance
- Curve Fitting, Regression,andCorrelation
- Analysis of Variance
- Nonparametric Tests
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This work introduces calculus-based statistics and probability, covering all the topics in statistics and probability courses directed at mathematics, natural science, and engineering students.
Selling over 220,000 copies in its first edition, "Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics" has become a vital resource for the more than 977,000 college students who enroll in related probability and statistics courses each year. Its big-picture, calculus-based approach makes it an especially authoritative reference for engineering and science majors. Now thoroughly update, this second edition includes vital new coverage of order statistics, best critical regions, likelihood ratio tests, and other key topics.
About the Author
'John J. Schiller
, is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Temple University. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and has published research papers in the areas of Riemann surfaces, discrete mathematics biology. He has also coauthored texts in finite mathematics, precalculus, and calculus.
Alu Srinivasan is Professor of Mathematics at Temple University. He received an M.S. in statistics and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Wayne State University, and was Chair of Temple\'s Mathematics Department from 1990 to 1998. His primary research interests are in applied and mathematical statistics, combinatorics and probability. He has published some seventy papers in these areas and has supervised a dozen Ph.D. dissertations in statistical inference and biostatistics.'
Table of Contents
Schaum's Outline of Probability and Statistics, 3ed
Part I: Probability
1. Basic Probability
2. Random Variables and Probability Distributions
3. Mathematical Expectation
4. Special Probability Distributions
Part II: Statistics
5. Sampling Theory
6. Estimation Theory
7. Tests of Hypotheses and Significance
8. Curve Fitting, Regression, and Correlation
9. Analysis of Variance
10. Nonparametric Tests
11. Bayesian Methods