Probability and Statistics with R

Probability and Statistics with R

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Designed for an intermediate undergraduate course, Probability and Statistics with R shows students how to solve various statistical problems using both parametric and nonparametric techniques via the open source software R. It provides numerous real-world examples, carefully explained proofs, end-of-chapter problems, and illuminating graphs to facilitate hands-on learning. Integrating theory with practice, the text briefly introduces the syntax, structures, and functions of the S language, before covering important graphically and numerically descriptive methods. The next several chapters elucidate probability and random variables topics, including univariate and multivariate distributions. After exploring sampling distributions, the authors discuss point estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and a wide range of nonparametric methods. With a focus on experimental design, the book also presents fixed- and random-effects models as well as randomized block and two-factor factorial designs. The final chapter describes simple and multiple regression analyses. Demonstrating that R can be used as a powerful teaching aid, this comprehensive text presents extensive treatments of data analysis using parametric and nonparametric techniques. It effectively links statistical concepts with R procedures, enabling the application of the language to the vast world of statistics.After the contestant chose one of the doors, say Door 1 , Monty opened one of the other two doors, say Door 3, containing a much less valuable ... First, simulate the problem with S to provide approximate probabilities for the various strategies.

Title:Probability and Statistics with R
Author:Maria Dolores Ugarte, Ana F. Militino, Alan T. Arnholt
Publisher:Chapman and Hall/CRC - 2008-04-11


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