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Statistical theory and inference in research

by T. A. Bancroft

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical statistics.,
  • Research -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT.A. Bancroft, Chien-Pai Han.
    SeriesStatistics, textbooks and monographs ;, v. 39
    ContributionsHan, Chien-Pai, 1936-, Anderson, R. L. 1915-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA276 .B2718 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 372 p. ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4269122M
    ISBN 100824714008
    LC Control Number81015205

    This book covers modern statistical inference based on likelihood with applications in medicine, epidemiology and biology. Two introductory chapters discuss the importance of statistical models in applied quantitative research and the central role of the likelihood function. The rest of the book is divided into three parts. The ability to formulate abstract concepts and draw conclusions from data is fundamental to mastering statistics. Aspects of Statistical Inference equips advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a comprehensive grounding in statistical inference, including nonstandard topics such as robustness, randomization, and finite population.

    Statistical inference involves hypothesis testing (evaluating some idea about a population using a sample) and estimation (estimating the value or potential range of values of some characteristic of the population based on that of a sample). Archaeologists were relatively slow to realize the analytical potential of statistical theory and methods. The book is designed for students in statistics at the master level. It focuses on problem solving in the field of statistical inference and should be regarded as a complement to text books such as Wackerly et al , Mathematical Statistics with Applications or Casella & Berger , Statistical Inference.

    Statistics for Social Scientists Quantitative social science research: 1 Find a substantive question 2 Construct theory and hypothesis 3 Design an empirical study and collect data 4 Use statistics to analyze data and test hypothesis 5 Report the results No study in the social sciences is perfect Use best available methods and data, but be aware of limitations. This book builds theoretical statistics from the first principles of probability theory. Starting from the basics of probability, the authors develop the theory of statistical inference using techniques, definitions, and concepts that are statistical and are natural extensions and .


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An appropriate list of references is given at the end of the book. It is a welcome addition to the overcrowded statistical market and can be easily ranked as one of the best books, if not the best, on statistical inference (theory and methods).” (D.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Essential Statistical Inference: Theory and Methods (Springer Texts in Statistics Book ).5/5(3).

This gracefully organized text reveals the rigorous theory of probability and statistical inference in the style of a tutorial, using worked examples, exercises, figures, tables, and computer. An appropriate list of references is given at the end of the book. It is a welcome addition to the overcrowded statistical market and can be easily ranked as one of the best books, if not the best, on statistical inference (theory and methods).” (D.

Chopra, Mathematical Reviews, August, ). In May of we organized an international research colloquium on foundations of probability, statistics, and statistical theories of science at the University of Western Ontario. During the past four decades there have been striking formal advances in our understanding of logic, semantics and algebraic structure in probabilistic and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bancroft, T.A. (Theodore Alfonso), Statistical theory and inference in research. New York: M. Dekker, ©   “This book describes the most important aspects of subjective classical statistical theory and inference similar to the treatment in Rohatgi.

The book can be considered as a guide for teachers and students in the first or second courses in classical statistical methods .Pages: About the authors This textbook offers an accessible and comprehensive overview of statistical estimation and inference that reflects current trends in statistical research.

It draws from three main themes throughout: the finite-sample theory, the asymptotic theory, and Bayesian statistics.

About the Book. This is a new approach to an introductory statistical inference textbook, motivated by probability theory as logic. It is targeted to the typical Statistics college student, and covers the topics typically covered in the first semester of such a : Brian Blais.

Statistical Inference and Related Topics, Volume 2 presents the proceedings of the Summer Research Institute on Statistical Inference for Stochastic Processes, held in Bloomingdale, Indiana on July 31 to August 9, This book focuses on the theory of statistical inference for stochastic processes.

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David A. Freedman presents here a definitive synthesis of his approach to causal inference in the social sciences. He explores the foundations and limitations of statistical modeling, illustrating basic arguments with examples from political science, public policy, law, and epidemiology.

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Provide details and share your research. Adopting a broad view of statistical inference, the text concentrates on what various techniques do, with mathematical proof kept to a minimum.

The approach is rigorous but accessible to final year undergraduates. Classical approaches to point estimation, hypothesis testing and interval estimation are all covered thoroughly with recent developments outlined.5/5(3).

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Mayo's lively book revisits the foundations of statistical inference from a simple and clear premise: only trust results that pass `severe tests'. Her ideas can be thought of as a modern, more complete version of Popper's notion of falsifiability.Recent Bayesian accounts of theory-based inductive inference make explicit the link to formal statistical theory (Chater, ; Xu & Tenenbaum, b).

What is missing, or at least underemphasized, is the degree to which a shared commitment to statistical inference as a model for human inference provides a basis for contrasting theory-based and.