A Modern Course on Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work [EBook] : 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.
A Modern Course on Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work [EBook] : 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.
These three volumes constitute the edited Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work held at the University of Calgary from July 29 to August 10, 1974. The general title of the volumes is "Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work"....
Personal Name(s):  Kotz, S., (editor) 

Ord, J. K., (editor) / Patil, G. P., (editor)  
Imprint: 
Dordrecht :
Springer,
1975

Physical Description: 
XVII, 399 p. online resource. 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9789401018456 
DOI: 
10.1007/9789401018456 
Series Title: 
NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series, Series C — Mathematical and Physical Sciences ;
17 
Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
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 ChiSquare
 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 BoxJenkins 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 MassSize 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.