Practical Statistics for Astronomers

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Cambridge University Press, Nov 13, 2003 - Science - 294 pages
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Presenting the most relevant statistical and probabilistic technology in observational astronomy, this practical handbook covers classical parametric and non-parametric methods. There is also, however, a strong emphasis on Bayesian solutions and the importance of probability in experimental inference. The book contains many solved examples, and includes over fifty problems, with solutions available on the web via http://books.cambridge.org/0521454166.htm.

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Jasper Wall is Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Astrophysics, University of Oxford.

Charles Jenkins is a Principal Research Scientist at Schlumberger Cambridge Research, Cambridge UK.

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