## Statistical InferenceThis book builds theoretical statistics from the first principles of probability theory. Starting from the basics of probability, the authors develop the theory of statistical inference using techniques, definitions, and concepts that are statistical and are natural extensions and consequences of previous concepts. Intended for first-year graduate students, this book can be used for students majoring in statistics who have a solid mathematics background. It can also be used in a way that stresses the more practical uses of statistical theory, being more concerned with understanding basic statistical concepts and deriving reasonable statistical procedures for a variety of situations, and less concerned with formal optimality investigations. |

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This chapter describes the methodologies of analysis of variance (

regression analysis. They are based on an underlying assumption of a linear

relationship and form a large core of the statistical methods that are used in

practice.

This chapter describes the methodologies of analysis of variance (

**ANOVA**) andregression analysis. They are based on an underlying assumption of a linear

relationship and form a large core of the statistical methods that are used in

practice.

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11.2 Oneway Analysis of Variance In its simplest form, the

estimating the means of several populations, populations often assumed to be

normally distributed. The heart of the

11.2 Oneway Analysis of Variance In its simplest form, the

**ANOVA**is a method ofestimating the means of several populations, populations often assumed to be

normally distributed. The heart of the

**ANOVA**, however, lies in the topic of ...Page 525

The classic paper of Box (1954) shows that the robustness of the

assumption of normality depends on how equal the variances are (equal being

better). The problem of estimating means when variances are unequal, known as

...

The classic paper of Box (1954) shows that the robustness of the

**ANOVA**to theassumption of normality depends on how equal the variances are (equal being

better). The problem of estimating means when variances are unequal, known as

...

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Excellent book written in a lucid, still rigid style. Highly recommended for a solid background in theoretical statistics

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Probability Theory | 1 |

Transformations and Expectations | 47 |

Common Families of Distributions | 85 |

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