Probability and Statistics

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1986 - Mathematics - 723 pages
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The revision of this well-respected text presents a balance of the classical and Bayesian methods. The theoretical and practical sides of both probability and statistics are considered. New content areas include the Vorel- Kolmogorov Paradox, Confidence Bands for the Regression Line, the Correction for Continuity, and the Delta Method.

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Best book I have read on both subjects. Just the right amount of math for someone that knows calc (doesn't need a hand held), but isn't a mathematicians (very simple proofs). Read full review

Contents

Introduction to Probability
1
Random Variables and Distributions
97
Special Distributions
243
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About the author (1986)

Morris DeGroot (now deceased) was a great statistician and gentleman of the 20th Century. Says friend and coworker Joseph B. ("Jay") Kadane of DeGroot in the Foreword, "He was an institutional builder, as founder of the Statistics Department at Carnegie Mellon University and as first Executive Editor of Statistical Science. He was a wonderful colleague and friend, always ready for a chat about principles, a research problem, a departmental problem, a reference, or personal advice.

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