Statistics and Probability Theory

Statistics and Probability Theory

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This book provides the reader with the basic skills and tools of statistics and probability in the context of engineering modeling and analysis. The emphasis is on the application and the reasoning behind the application of these skills and tools for the purpose of enhancing decision making in engineering. The purpose of the book is to ensure that the reader will acquire the required theoretical basis and technical skills such as to feel comfortable with the theory of basic statistics and probability. Moreover, in this book, as opposed to many standard books on the same subject, the perspective is to focus on the use of the theory for the purpose of engineering model building and decision making. This work is suitable for readers with little or no prior knowledge on the subject of statistics and probability.Inspiration is what makes us move, in developing the present book, I found inspiration in the many excellent textbooks on applied statistics and probability in engineering. Of course, the classics like Benjamin and Cornell [4] and Ang and Tanganbsp;...

Title:Statistics and Probability Theory
Author:Michael Havbro Faber
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-03-23


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