Probability Distributions of a Single Random Variable

Author:   H. M. Humphreys ,  S. M. Uppal ,  R. O. Odhiambo ,  G. O. Orwa
Publisher:   New Academic Science Ltd
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
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9781781830123


Pages:   430
Publication Date:   28 February 2011
Format:   Paperback
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The material given provides basic statistical techniques required by students of engineering, computer science and business studies. The concepts are put in a systematic way and exercises are given at the end of each chapter. This book has been written with the purpose of providing the basic statistical techniques required by students of Engineering, Computer Science, Business Studies and Medicine for the statistical work in their field, which involves Probability Distributions of a Single Random Variable. It also aims to provide a sound basis for students of Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Financial Engineering, Biostatistics, Operational Research, Physical Science and Research Methodology, who intend to pursue further study in Probability and Statistics at graduate level.

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Author:   H. M. Humphreys ,  S. M. Uppal ,  R. O. Odhiambo ,  G. O. Orwa
Publisher:   New Academic Science Ltd
Imprint:   New Academic Science Ltd
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9781781830123


ISBN 10:   1781830126
Pages:   430
Publication Date:   28 February 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Discrete Random Variables; Continuous Random Variables; Some Special Continuous Distributions; Moment Generating Function; The Normal Distribution; Inferential Statistics; The Chi Squared Test.

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Henry Murray Humphreys, M A, M Sc, Dip. Ed, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. He has also taught in other universities for several years and authored a series of books for secondary schools and university level mathematics. Surindar Mohan Uppal, M A, Ph D, EBS, is the seniormost Professor at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. He has taught Mathematics at graduate and postgraduate level for many years and authored many Mathematics books. He was made Ambassador for Peace by Universal Peace Federation, and NGO funded by UN three years back. He has authored many papers in revered journals and was Chairman of the Editorial Board of a prestigious International Research Journal. He is one of the most experienced and versatile teachers of Mathematics in Kenya. He had been Head, Department of Mathematics for six years, Director Board of postgraduate studies for four years and member of the Senate for ten years. In recognition of his outstanding and distinguished services to the cause of education in Kenya, His Excellency, the President Mwai Kibaki conferred him the award and honor of EBS, one of the high ranking awards in Kenya. Romanus Otieno Odhiambo, B Ed, M Sc, EMOD, PhD, is a Professor of Statistics in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. He is currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Incharge of academic affairs. He has supervised many Masters and PhD students in the areas of Statistics and Applied Statistics. He has also authored many papers in revered journals. George Otieno Orwa, B Sc, M Sc, M A, PhD, is the Head, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya. He teaches Statistics and related areas to both graduate and postgraduate students. Till now he has authored 9 papers in revered journals and continues to participate in research very actively. He has supervised several M Sc and PhD students.

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