The highly readable text captures the flavor of a course in mathematical statistics without imposing too much rigor; students can concentrate on the statistical strategies without getting lost in the theory. Students who use this book will be well on their way to thinking like a statistician. Practicing statisticians will find this book useful in that it is replete with statistical test procedures (both parametric and non-parametric) as well as numerous detailed examples.
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"I like the fact that this text contains information about descriptive statistics and sampling techniques...I also thought the discussion of limit laws was well-written. This text is a nice blend of applications and theory without focusing on proofs." -Laura McSweeney, Fairfield University "The main strength of the book is the great length that this author is willing to go in explaining concepts...This text covers quite a breadth of topics. With this text, it would be easy to use some of the sections that I would not cover in class." -Christopher Mecklin, Murray State University "The topics are comprehensive, there are thorough explanations, a good number of worked out examples, and clearly written proofs...including proofs that are not usually seen at this level. The contents are appealing." -Pierre Grillet, Tulane University -"Panik's goal is to make the book very accessible, and in this goal he succeeds. His exposition is quite clear and I found ti quite easy to follow his many examples." -MAA REVIEWS
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Book Description Academic Press. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 820 pages. 9.25x7.50x1.85 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0123954894
Book Description Academic Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123954894