Chapman and Hall/CRC
This gracefully organized text reveals the rigorous theory of probability and statistical inference in the style of a tutorial, using worked examples, exercises, figures, tables, and computer simulations to develop and illustrate concepts. Drills and boxed summaries emphasize and reinforce important ideas and special techniques.
Review of Probability and Related Concepts. Sufficiency, Completeness, and Ancillarity. Point Estimation. Tests of Hypotheses. Confidence Interval Estimation. Bayesian Methods. Likelihood Ratio and Other Tests. Large-Sample Inference. Sample Size Determination: Two-Stage Procedures. Regression Analysis: Fitting a Straight Line. Nonparametric Methods. Bootstrap Methods. Appendix. References.