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A basic course in statistics

Author: G M Clarke; D Cooke
Publisher: London : E. Arnold, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This new edition includes computing exercises at the end of each chapter to reflect the growing use of computers in teaching statistics. It is designed for students taking introductory courses in statistics in school, technical colleges and universities.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G M Clarke; D Cooke
ISBN: 0340567724 9780340567722
OCLC Number: 26761422
Description: 451 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface to the fourth edition --
Introduction --
List of projects --
Notation --
1. Populations and variates --
2. Measures of the centre of a set of observations --
3. Samples and populations --
4. The measurement of variability --
5. Looking at data --
6. Probability --
7. Probabilities of compound events --
8. Discrete random variables --
9. Expectation of random variables --
10. Joint distributions --
11. Estimation --
12. Collecting data --
13. Significance testing --
14. Continuous random variables --
15. The normal distribution --
16. Sampling distributions of means and related quantities --
17. Significance tests using the normal distribution --
18. Estimation of intervals and parameters --
19. Hypothesis tests using the [chi][superscript 2] distribution --
20. The Poisson distribution --
21. Correlation --
22. The analysis of variance --
23. Simple linear regression --
24. Multiple regression --
App. I. The binomial series expansion --
App. II. The exponential function --
App. III. Derivatives and integrals of the exponential function --
App. IV. Integrals related to the normal distribution --
App. V. The limit of (1 + x/n)[superscript n] as n [actual symbol not reproducible] [infinity] --
App. VI. A derivation of the Poisson distribution --
App. VII. Partial differentiation.
Responsibility: G.M. Clarke, D. Cooke.

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