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Lognormal Distributions

Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

By Crow

CRC Press

387 pages

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Presenting the first comprehensive review of the subject's theory and applications inmore than 15 years, this outstanding reference encompasses the most-up-to-date advancesin lognormal distributions in thorough, detailed contributions by specialists in statistics,business and economics , industry, biology , ecology, geology, and meteorology.Lognormal Distributions describes the theory and methods of point and intervalestimation as well as the testing of hypotheses clearly and precisely from a modemviewpoint-not only for the basic two-parameter lognormal distribution but also for itsgeneralizations, including three parameters, truncated distributions, delta-lognormaldistributions, and two or more dimensions.Featuring over 600 references plus author and subject indexes, this volume rev iews thesubject's history .. . gives explicit formulas for minimum variance unbiased estimates ofparameters and their variances … provides optimal tests of hypotheses and confidenceinterval procedures for various functions of the parameters in the two-parameter model. .. and discusses practical methods of analysis for truncated, censored, or groupedsamples.

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MAT029000
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General