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Weighing the odds : a course in probability and statistics

Author: D Williams
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An advanced textbook; with many examples and exercises, often with hints or solutions; code is provided for computational examples and simulations.

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Williams
ISBN: 052180356X 9780521803564 052100618X 9780521006187
OCLC Number: 46393236
Description: xvii, 547 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Events and probabilities --
Random variables, means and variances --
Conditioning and independence --
Generating functions and the central limit theorem --
Confidence intervals for one-parameter models --
Conditional pdfs and --
multi-parameter Bayesian statistics --
Linear models, ANOVA etc --
Some further probability --
Quantum probability and quantum computing.
Responsibility: David Williams.
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