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.
Contents Random phenomena Probability Random variables Expected values Commonly used discrete distributions Commonly used density functions Joint distributions Some multivariate distributions Collection of random variables Sampling distributions Estimation Interval estimation Tests of statistical hypotheses Model building and regression Design of experiments and analysis of variance Questions and answers
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.
Arak Mathai, Centre for Math. and Stat. Sciences, Kerala, India;
Hans Haubold, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, Vienna, Austria.