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Introduction to Probability with Statistical Applications

By: Geza Schay
325 pages, 44 illus
Introduction to Probability with Statistical Applications
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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. Main statistical concepts considered are point and interval estimates, hypothesis testing, power function, various statistical tests: z, t, chi-square and Kolmogorov-Smirnov.

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Preface.- The Algebra of Events.- Combinatorial Problems.- Probabilities.- Random Variables.- Expectation, Variance, Moments.- Some Special Distributions.- The Elements of Mathematical Statistics.- Bibliography.- Index.

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By: Geza Schay
325 pages, 44 illus
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Aus den Rezensionen: "Das ! Werk stellt eine analysisbasierte Einfuhrung in die Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und Statistik dar. Es enthalt genug Material fur 2 Semester, kann jedoch als Lehrbuch fur eine einsemestrige Lehrveranstaltung herangezogen werden. Jeder Abschnitt enthalt ... viele Beispiele und Aubungen, von denen fur die ... Aufgaben auch die Losungen angegeben werden. ... Mit einem Umfang von 313 Seiten haben wir ein ... sorgfaltig geschriebenes Werk, das geeignet ist, in verschiedensten Fachrichtungen als Einfuhrung ... zu dienen. Es hebt sich ... sehr positiv gegen viele Lehrwerke auf dem Sektor ab ..." (W. Janko, in: Internationale Mathematische Nachrichten, 2008, Vol. 62, Issue 209, S. 64 f.)
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