A Modern Course on Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work [E-Book] : Volume 2 — Model Building and Model Selection Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 29 – August 10, 1974 / edited by G. P. Patil, S. Kotz, J. K. Ord.
Kotz, S., (editor)
Ord, J. K., (editor) / Patil, G. P., (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1975
XVII, 399 p. online resource.
englisch
9789401018456
10.1007/978-94-010-1845-6
NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series, Series C — Mathematical and Physical Sciences ; 17
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Modelling and Simulation
  • 1.1 Statistical Modelling: An Alternative View
  • 1.2 Chance Mechanisms for Discrete Distributions in Scientific Modelling
  • 1.3 Random Numbers: The Need, the History, the Generators
  • 1.4 Chance Mechanisms in the Computer Generation of Random Variables
  • 1.5 A Probability Distribution with Applications to Monte Carlo Simulation Studies
  • 2. Model Indentification and Discrimination
  • 2.1 On the Discrimination Between Two Location and Scale Parameter Models
  • 2.2 Applications of Characterizations in the Area of Goodness of Fit
  • 2.3 Test for Normality Using a Characterization
  • 2.4 Tests for Normality Using Minimum Chi-Square
  • 2.5 A New Statistic for Testing an Assumed Distribution
  • 2.6 The Poisson Distribution: The Theory and Application of Some Conditional Tests
  • 3. Models in the Social Sciences and Management
  • 3.1 The Size of Human Settlements
  • 3.2 Statistical Models for Personal Income Distributions
  • 3.3 Symmetric Distributions With Fat Tails: Interrelated Compound Distributions Estimated by Box-Jenkins Methods
  • 3.4 A Marketing Application of a Characterization Theorem
  • 4. Models in the Physical and Biomedical Sciences
  • 4.1 Statistical Problems of Size and Shape,I
  • 4.2 Statistical Problems of Size and Shape,II
  • 4.3 Skew Distributions in Biomedicine Including Some With Negative Powers of Time
  • 4.4 Models in Medicine and Toxicology
  • 4.5 Mass-Size Distributions — A Review and a Proposed New Model
  • 4.6 Application of Statistical Models to Engineering Problems
  • 4.7 Failure and Mortality from Wear and Ageing. The Teissier Model
  • 4.8 Some Statistical Models for Seismological Discrimination
  • 5. Models in the Environment Sciences
  • 5.1 Probability Laws for Topological Properties of Drainage Basins
  • 5.2 Indices and Models for Aggregation in Spatial Patterns
  • 5.3 Extreme Order Statistics in Large Samples from Exponential Type Distributions and Their Application to Fire Loss
  • 5.4 Statistical Distributions in Forestry and Forest Products Research
  • 6. A Modern Course on Statistical Distributions
  • 6.1 Introduction and Discussion.