Basic Statistical Methods and Models for the Sciences

Basic Statistical Methods and Models for the Sciences

by Judah Rosenblatt

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ISBN-13: 9781351990240
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 07/12/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 296
File size: 16 MB
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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Scientific Method
The Aims of Medicine, Science, and Engineering
The Roles of Models and Data
Deterministic and Statistical Models
Probability Theory and Computer Simulation
Definition: Monte Carlo Simulation
CLASSES OF MODELS AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE
Statistical Models - the Frequency Interpretation
Some Useful Statistical Models
Narrowing Down the Class of Potential Models
SAMPLING AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Representative and Random Samples
Descriptive Statistics of Location
Descriptive Statistics of Variability
Other Descriptive Statistics
SURVEY OF BASIC PROBABILITY
Introduction
Probability and its Basic Rules
Discrete Uniform Models and Counting
Conditional Probability
Statistical Independence
Systematic Approach to Probability Problems
Random Variables, Expectation and Variance
The Central Limit Theorem and its Applications
INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL ESTIMATION
Methods of Estimation
Distribution of Sample Percentiles
Adequacy of Estimators
Confidence Limits and Confidence Intervals
Confidence Limits and Interval for Binomial p
Comparing Estimators
The Bootstrap
TESTING HYPOTHESES
Introduction
Some Commonly Used Statistical Tests
Types I and II Errors and (Discriminating) Power
The Simulation Approach to Estimating Power
Some Final Issues and Comments
BASIC REGRESSION AND ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE
Introduction
Simple Linear Regression
Multiple Linear Regression
The Analysis of Variance
EPILOGUE
BIBLIOGRAPHY
SELECTED ANSWERS AND SOLUTIONS
INDEX

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