The Statistical Tool Kit
We complement the previous chapter by now summarizing thestatisticalconcepts and techniques which will be used in succeeding chapters. We begin in §1 with the notion of a population, a sample, a random variable and a probability distribution. Properties of combinations of random variables are dealt with in §2. We discuss estimation in §3, and finish in §4 with the definitions of theFand t distributions.
KeywordsStatistical Tool Unbiased Estimator Reference Distribution Projection Length Error Space
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