Principles of Statistics (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Principles of Statistics (Dover Books on Mathematics)

M.G. Bulmer


There are many textbooks which describe present equipment of statistical research, whereas neglecting comparable thought. There are both many complex textbooks which delve into the a ways reaches of statistical concept, whereas bypassing useful purposes. yet among those techniques is an unfilled hole, during which idea and perform merge at an intermediate point. Professor M. G. Bulmer's Principles of Statistics, initially released in 1965, used to be created to fill that desire. the hot, corrected Dover version of Principles of Statistics makes this helpful mid-level textual content to be had once more for the study room or for self-study.
Principles of facts was created essentially for the scholar of typical sciences, the social scientist, the undergraduate arithmetic scholar, or an individual acquainted with the fundamentals of mathematical language. It assumes no past wisdom of information or likelihood; neither is wide mathematical wisdom useful past a familiarity with the basics of differential and crucial calculus. (The calculus is used essentially for ease of notation; ability within the thoughts of integration isn't really invaluable in an effort to comprehend the text.)
Professor Bulmer devotes the 1st chapters to a concise, admirably transparent description of easy terminology and primary statistical conception: summary suggestions of chance and their purposes in cube video games, Mendelian heredity, etc.; definitions and examples of discrete and non-stop random variables; multivariate distributions and the descriptive instruments used to delineate them; anticipated values; etc.
The ebook then strikes fast to extra complex degrees, as Professor Bulmer describes very important distributions (binomial, Poisson, exponential, basic, etc.), exams of value, statistical inference, aspect estimation, regression, and correlation. Dozens of routines and difficulties seem on the finish of varied chapters, with solutions supplied in the back of the e-book. additionally integrated are a few statistical tables and chosen references.

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