A Primer on Statistical Distributions

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 4, 2004 - Mathematics - 305 pages
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Designed as an introduction to statistical distribution theory.
* Includes a first chapter on basic notations and definitions that are essential to working with distributions.
* Remaining chapters are divided into three parts: Discrete Distributions, Continuous Distributions, and Multivariate Distributions.
* Exercises are incorporated throughout the text in order to enhance understanding of materials just taught.
 

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Contents

1 PRELIMINARIES
1
I DISCRETE DISTRIBUTIONS
27
II CONTINUOUS DISTRIBUTIONS
105
III MULTIVARIATE DISTRIBUTIONS
247
APPENDIX PIONEERS IN DISTRIBUTION THEORY
277
BIBLIOGRAPHY
289
AUTHOR INDEX
295
SUBJECT INDEX
297
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About the author (2004)

N. BALAKRISHNAN, PhD, is Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

V. B. NEVZOROV, PhD, DS, is Professor of Probability and Statistics at St. Petersburg State University in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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