01156nam a2200157 a 4500020002700000020003000027082004300057100002100100245004800121250002700169260003400196300001300230500004900243520069100292650001500983 a0387284540 (hardcover) a9780387284545 (hardcover) a330 Lefebvre 27677 2nd 2011 Statistics1 aLefebvre, Mario.10aApplied Probability and Statistics / 2nd ed a2nd Indian Reprint ed. aNew Delhi :bSpringer,c2011. a358 p. ; aIndian Reprint. Contents same as US edition. aThis book moves systematically through the topic of applied probability from an introductory chapter to such topics as random variables and vectors, stochastic processes, estimation, testing and regression. The topics are well chosen and the presentation is enriched by many examples from real life. Each chapter concludes with many original, solved and unsolved problems and hundreds of multiple choice questions, enabling those unfamiliar with the topics to master them. Additionally appealing are historical notes on the mathematicians mentioned throughout, and a useful bibliography. A distinguishing character of the book is its thorough and succinct handling of the varied topics. aStatistics