Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics

Weighing the Odds: A Course in Probability and Statistics


during this full of life examine either matters, David Williams convinces arithmetic scholars of the intrinsic curiosity of information and likelihood, and statistics scholars that the language of arithmetic can convey genuine perception and readability to their topic. He is helping scholars construct the instinct wanted, in a presentation enriched with examples drawn from all demeanour of functions. facts chapters current either the Frequentist and Bayesian techniques, emphasizing self belief durations instead of speculation try, and contain Gibbs-sampling suggestions for the sensible implementation of Bayesian equipment. A valuable bankruptcy offers the speculation of Linear Regression and ANOVA, and explains how MCMC tools let better flexibility in modeling. C or WinBUGS code is supplied for computational examples and simulations.

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