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Statistics for scientists and engineers

Author: Ramalingam Shanmugam; Rajan Chattamvelli
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015.
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This book provides the theoretical framework needed to build, analyze and interpret various statistical models. It helps readers choose the correct model, distinguish among various choices that best captures the data, or solve the problem at hand. This is an introductory textbook on probability and statistics. The authors explain theoretical concepts in a step-by-step manner and provide practical examples. The  Read more...
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Shanmugam, Ramalingam.
Statistics for scientists and engineers.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2015004898
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ramalingam Shanmugam; Rajan Chattamvelli
ISBN: 9781119047063 1119047064 1118228960 9781118228968
OCLC Number: 904194563
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Descriptive statistics --
Measures of location --
Measures of spread --
Skewness and kurtosis --
Probability --
Discrete distributions --
Continuous distributions --
Mathematical expectation --
Generating functions --
Functions of random variables --
Joint distributions. ""Cover ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Contents ""; ""Preface ""; ""About The Companion Website ""; ""Chapter 1 Descriptive Statistics ""; ""1.1 Introduction ""; ""1.2 Statistics as A Scientific Discipline ""; ""1.2.1 Scales of Measurement ""; ""1.3 The NOIR Scale "" ""1.3.1 The Nominal Scale """"1.3.2 The Ordinal Scale ""; ""1.3.3 The Interval Scale ""; ""1.3.4 The Ratio Scale ""; ""1.4 Population Versus Sample ""; ""1.4.1 Parameter Versus Statistic ""; ""1.5 Combination Notation ""; ""1.6 Summation Notation ""; ""1.6.1 Nested Sums "" ""1.6.2 Increment Step Sizes """"1.7 Product Notation ""; ""1.7.1 Evaluating Large Powers ""; ""1.8 Rising and Falling Factorials ""; ""1.9 Moments and Cumulants ""; ""1.10 Data Transformations ""; ""1.10.1 Change of Origin ""; ""1.10.2 Change of Scale ""; ""1.10.3 Change of Origin and Scale "" ""1.10.4 Min-Max Transformation """"1.10.5 Nonlinear Transformations ""; ""1.10.6 Standard Normalization ""; ""1.11 Data Discretization ""; ""1.12 Categorization of Data Discretization ""; ""1.12.1 Equal Interval Binning (EIB) ""; ""1.12.2 Equal Frequency Binning (EFB) "" ""1.12.3 Entropy-Based Discretization (EBD) """"1.12.4 Error in Discretization ""; ""1.13 Testing for Normality ""; ""1.13.1 Graphical Methods for Normality Checking ""; ""1.13.2 Ogive Plots ""; ""1.13.3 P-P and Q-Q Plots ""; ""1.13.4 Stem-and-Leaf Plots ""
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