• J. D. Jobson
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


This chapter introduces the concept of the multivariate data matrix and discusses scales of measurement. An outline of the techniques to be presented in Volume I is also provided. The chapter ends with a review of statistical inference for univariate random variables.


Statistical Inference Maximum Likelihood Estimator Sampling Distribution Standard Normal Distribution Unbiased Estimator 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Jobson
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  1. 1.Faculty of BusinessUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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