Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

Other | July 1, 2004

byRoss, Sheldon M., Sheldon M. Ross

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This updated classic provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Author Sheldon Ross shows how probability yields insight into statistical problems, resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples, and the enclosed CD-ROM includes software that automates the required computations.

The Third Edition includes new exercises, examples, and applications, updated statistical material, and more.


New in this edition:
* New exercises and data examples including:
- The One-sided Chebyshev Inequality for Data
- The Logistics Distribution and Logistic Regression
- Estimation and Testing in proofreader problems
- Product Form Estimates of Life Distributions
- Observational Studies
* Updated statistical material
* New, contemporary applications

Hallmark features:
* Reflects Sheldon Ross's masterfully clear exposition
* Contains numerous examples, exercises, and homework problems
* Unique, easy-to-use software automates required computations
* Applies probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations
* Careful development of probability, modeling, and statistical procedures leads to intuitive understanding
* Instructor's Solutions Manual is available to adopters

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This updated classic provides a superior introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors. Author Sheldon Ross shows how probability yields insight into statistical problems, resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. ...

Sheldon M. Ross is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in statistics at Stanford University in 1968. He has published many technical articles and textbooks in the areas of statistics and applied probability. Among his texts are A...

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Format:OtherDimensions:640 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:July 1, 2004Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080470319

ISBN - 13:9780080470313

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to Statistics
Descriptive Statistics
Elements of Probability
Random Variables and Expectation
Special Random Variables
Distributions of Sampling Statistics
Parameter Estimation
Hypothesis Testing
Regression
Analysis of Variance
Goodness of Fit Tests and Categorical Data Analysis
Nonparametric Hypothesis Tests
Quality Control
LifeTesting
Appendix of Tables