Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics

Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics


during this full of life examine either matters, David Williams convinces arithmetic scholars of the intrinsic curiosity of statistics and chance, and facts scholars that the language of arithmetic can deliver actual perception and readability to their topic. He is helping scholars construct the instinct wanted, in a presentation enriched with examples drawn from all demeanour of purposes. data chapters current either the Frequentist and Bayesian techniques, emphasizing self assurance durations instead of speculation try out, and comprise Gibbs-sampling concepts for the sensible implementation of Bayesian equipment. A imperative bankruptcy supplies the speculation of Linear Regression and ANOVA, and explains how MCMC tools enable better flexibility in modeling. C or WinBUGS code is supplied for computational examples and simulations.

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