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Handbook of the Normal Distribution, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Jagdish K. Patel, Campbell B. Read

CRC Press

456 pages

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Hardback: 9780824793425
pub: 1996-01-16
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"Traces the historical development of the normal law. Second Edition offers a comprehensive treatment of the bivariate normal distribution--presenting entirely new material on normal integrals, asymptotic normality, the asymptotic properties of order statistics, and point estimation and statistical intervals."


"Praise for the First Edition. . . . . .a wonderful book, full of precious knowledge on the normal distribution. . .It should be in the hands of every serious statistician, every research worker, and every Ph.D. candidate, every serious student. "


". . .concise and systematic. . .can easily be used in individual studies. . . .[an] excellent book. You may well find in it many useful results that you had not known before. "

---Journal of Official Statistics

". . .well-organized. . . .a useful. . .book for academic statisticians. "

---The Statistician

". . .a welcome addition to our libraries. "

---Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

Table of Contents

Genesis: an historical background; basic properties; expansions and algorithms; characterizations; sampling distributions; limit theorems and expansions; normal approximations to distributions; order statistics from normal samples; the bivariate normal distribution; bivariate normal sampling distributions; point estimation; statistical intervals.

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MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General