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 firstyear 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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User Review  Omar  GoodreadsNot bad but also not overly special. Selfinstruction will be tough, but the solution manual may assist with that. Proofs are sometimes not provided which can make that harder. If taking as part of a formal course, make sure to engage the Professor or instructor on those more difficult matters. Read full review
Review: Statistical Inference
User Review  Omar  GoodreadsNot bad but also not overly special. Selfinstruction will be tough, but the solution manual may assist with that. Proofs are sometimes not provided which can make that harder. If taking as part of a formal course, make sure to engage the Professor or instructor on those more difficult matters. Read full review
Contents
Probability Theory  1 
Transformations and Expectations  47 
Common Families of Distributions  85 
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