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Mathai, Arak M. / Haubold, Hans J.

Probability and Statistics

A Course for Physicists and Engineers

Series:De Gruyter Textbook

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    Publication Date:
    December 2017
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    • Designed for students in engineering and physics with applications in mind.
    • Proven by more than 20 years of teaching at institutions s.a. UN-affiliated Regional Centres for Space Science and Technology Education.
    • Self-contained.

    Aims and Scope

    This book offers an introduction to concepts of probability theory, probability distributions relevant in the applied sciences, as well as basics of sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing. As a companion for classes for engineers and scientists, the book also covers applied topics such as model building and experiment design.

    Random phenomena
    Random variables
    Expected values
    Commonly used discrete distributions
    Commonly used density functions
    Joint distributions
    Some multivariate distributions
    Collection of random variables
    Sampling distributions
    Interval estimation
    Tests of statistical hypotheses
    Model building and regression
    Design of experiments and analysis of variance
    Questions and answers


    xxii, 582 pages
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    Arak Mathai, Centre for Math. and Stat. Sciences, Kerala, India; Hans Haubold, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, Vienna, Austria.

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