Author:
Ronald E. Walpole - Raymond H. Myers - Sharon L. M

ISBN 13:
9780131877115

ISBN 10:
131877119

Edition:
8

Publisher:
Prentice Hall

Publication Date:
2006-03-05

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
848

List Price:
$153.33

Illustrates the use of probabilistic models and statistical methodology for applications in science and engineering. Emphasizing methodology, while not entirely neglecting theory, chapters introduce students to random variables and probability distributions, discrete and continuous probability distributions, functions of random variables, sampling distributions and data descriptions, one- and two-sample estimation problems, simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression, certain nonlinear regression models, multiple factorial experiments, nonparametric statistics, and statistical quality control. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)