Statistical Analysis for Decision Making

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 - Statistical decision - 817 pages
Elementary probability theory; Discrete random variables and probability distributions; Empirical frequency distributions; Theoretical frequency distributions; Statistical investigations and sampling; Sampling distributions; Statistical decision procedures - hypothesis testing; Statistical decision procedures - estimation; Chi-square tests and analysis of variance; Regression and correlation analysis; Time series; Index numbers; Decision making using prior information; Decision making using both prior and sample information; Decision making - devising optimal strategies prior to sampling; Sequential decision - making procedures; Comparison of classical statistical inference and bayesian decision theory.

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Introduction
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Chapter 1 Elementary Probability Theory 6
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3 Fundamental Probability Rules 1 4 Bayes The
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