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5. Estimation and inference

5. Estimation and inference  

David J. Hand

in Statistics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777097
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199233564.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199233564
‘Estimation and inference’ shows how statistics can be used to make statements about unobserved values. Point estimations can be made in a variety of ways, for instance the maximum ... More
Statistics: A Very Short Introduction

Statistics: A Very Short Introduction  

David J. Hand

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777097
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199233564.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199233564
Statistics: A Very Short Introduction describes a field very different from the dry and dusty discipline of the popular imagination. In its place is an exciting subject which ... More
6. Statistical models and methods

6. Statistical models and methods  

David J. Hand

in Statistics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777097
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199233564.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199233564
‘Statistical models and methods’ explores the construction of models. Models are a representation of the system being studied. These can be mechanistic, i.e. rooted in an underlying theory, ... More

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