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Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences

Statistical Methods in the Atmospheric Sciences

Author: Daniel S Wilks
Publisher: Amsterdam [u.a.] Elsevier/Academic Press 2011
Series: International geophysics series, 100
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3. AuflView all editions and formats
Praise for the First Edition: I recommend this book, without hesitation, as either a reference or course text...Wilks' excellent book provides a thorough base in applied statistical methods for atmospheric sciences.--BAMS (Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society) Fundamentally, statistics is concerned with managing data and making inferences and forecasts in the face of uncertainty. It should not be

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel S Wilks
ISBN: 1283101297 9781283101295 0123850223 9780123850225 0691081042 9780691081045 9780123850232 0123850231
OCLC Number: 838879157
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: Online Ressource (17835 KB, 704 S.)
Contents: Pt. 1. Preliminaries --
pt. 2. Univariate statistics --
pt. 3. Multivariate statistics. I Preliminaries --
Ch. 1 Introduction --
Ch. 2 Review of Probability --
II Univariate Statistics --
Ch. 3 Empirical Distributions and Exploratory Data Analysis --
Ch. 4 Parametric Probability Distributions --
Ch. 5 Frequentist Statistical Inference --
Ch. 6 Bayesian Inference --
Ch. 7 Statistical Forecasting --
Ch. 8 Forecast Verification --
Ch. 9 Time Series --
III Multivariate Statistics --
Ch. 10 Matrix Algebra and Random Matrices --
Ch. 11 The Multivariate Normal (MVN) Distribution --
Ch. 12 Principal Component (EOF) Analysis --
Ch. 13 Canonical Correlation Analysis (CCA) --
Ch. 14 Discrimination and Classification --
Ch. 15 Cluster Analysis --
Appendix A Example Data Sets --
Appendix B Probability Tables --
Appendix C Answers to Exercises --
References --
Series Title: International geophysics series, 100
Responsibility: Daniel S. Wilks
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