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Material Type: | Internet resource |
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Document Type: | Book, Internet Resource |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Daniel Zelterman |

ISBN: | 0470868880 9780470868881 |

OCLC Number: | 54373189 |

Description: | xix, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. |

Contents: | 1. Introduction -- 2. Maximum negative binomial distribution -- 3. The maximum negative hypergeometric distribution -- 4. Univariate discrete distributions for use with twins -- 5. Multivariate distributions for twins -- 6. Frequency models for family disease clusters -- 7. Sums of dependent Bernoulli's and disease clusters -- 8. Weighted binomial distributions and disease clusters -- 9. Applications to teratology experiments. |

Series Title: | Wiley series in probability and statistics. |

Responsibility: | Daniel Zelterman. |

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### Abstract:

Discrete distributions are statistical models for counted data and are particularly applied in the health sciences. This book describes a collection of discrete distributions, emphasizing their applications while at the same time explaining the statistical methods and mathematical development.
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