ISBN 9780074600412,Elements Of Probability And Statistics

Elements Of Probability And Statistics



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9780074600412

ISBN-10 0074600419


Number of Pages 408 Pages
Language (English)

Science fiction

The book presents the theory of probability and statistics in an systematic and lucid manner. Serveral real-life examples are presented to illustrate both theoretical principles and practical appllications. The text attains a balance between mathematical rigour adn a descriptive style by using set-theoretic tools that can be easily followed by the undergraduate students. Anotherimportant features of the book is a detailed chapter on 'Theory of Errors'. Salient Features The book is meant as an introductory text for graduate students. It would also be useful to the chartered accountancy, costing and management students TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1 Algebra of Sets, Beta and Gamma Functions Chapter 2 Probability Theory Chapter 3 Random Variable and Probability Distributions Chapter 4 Mathematical Expectation Chapter 5 Some Discrete and Continuous Distributions Chapter 6 Generating Functions, Characteristic Functions and Limit Theorems Chapter 7 Elements of Statistics Chapter 8 Sampling Distributions Chapter 9 Theory of Estimation Chapter 10 Tests of Hypotheses Chapter 11 Curve Fitting and Correlation Chapter 12 Theory of Errors