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Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R

1st Edition

By Zaven A. Karian, Edward J. Dudewicz

Chapman and Hall/CRC

1,718 pages

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pub: 2016-04-19
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With the development of new fitting methods, their increased use in applications, and improved computer languages, the fitting of statistical distributions to data has come a long way since the introduction of the generalized lambda distribution (GLD) in 1969. Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R presents the latest and best methods

Table of Contents

Overview. The Generalized Lambda Distribution. Quantile Distribution Methods. Other Families of Distributions. The Generalized Bootstrap and Monte Carlo Methods. Assessment of the Quality of Fits. Applications. Appendices. Index.

About the Authors

Zaven A. Karian holds the Benjamin Barney Chair of Mathematics and is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. For over thirty-five years, Dr. Karian has been active as an instructor, researcher, and consultant in mathematics, computer science, statistics, and simulation. He has taught many workshops and short courses at various educational institutions, conferences, and professional societies.

Edward J. Dudewicz is a professor of mathematics at Syracuse University in New York. With more than four decades of experience, Dr. Dudewicz is internationally recognized for his solution of the heteroscedastic selection problem, his work on fitting statistical distributions, his development of the multivariate heteroscedastic method, and his solution of the Behrens-Fisher problem.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General