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An Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-34846-7
744 pages
October 2000
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The second edition of a well-received book that was published 24 years ago and continues to sell to this day, An Introduction to Probability and Statistics is now revised to incorporate new information as well as substantial updates of existing material.
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Probability.

Random Variables and Their Probability Distributions.

Moments and Generating Functions.

Multiple Random Variables.

Some Special Distributions.

Limit Theorems.

Sample Moments and Their Distributions.

Parametric Point Estimation.

Neyman-Pearson Theory of Testing of Hypotheses.

Some Further Results of Hypothesis Testing.

Confidence Estimation.

General Linear Hypothesis.

Nonparametric Statistical Inference.

References.

Frequently Used Symbols and Abbreviations.

Statistical Tables.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Indexes.
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"From the preface:'There is a lot that is different about this second edition...we have tried to update the content...while striving to preserve the character and spirit of the first edition." (Mathematical Reviews Issue 2001g)

"this book is fascinating" (Short Book Reviews - Publication of the Int. Statistical Institute, December 2001)

"This text is for mathematics specialists..." (Short Book Reviews, Vol. 21, No. 3, December 2001)
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