Mathematical Statistics with Applications in R, Third Edition, offers a modern calculus-based theoretical introduction to mathematical statistics and applications. The book covers many modern statistical computational and simulation concepts that are not covered in other texts, such as the Jackknife, bootstrap methods, the EM algorithms, and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods, such as the Metropolis algorithm, Metropolis-Hastings algorithm and the Gibbs sampler. By combining discussion on the theory of statistics with a wealth of real-world applications, the book helps students to approach statistical problem-solving in a logical manner. Step-by-step procedure to solve real problems make the topics very accessible.
- Presents step-by-step procedures to solve real problems, making each topic more accessible
- Provides updated application exercises in each chapter, blending theory and modern methods with the use of R
- Includes new chapters on Categorical Data Analysis and Extreme Value Theory with Applications
- Includes online supplements and PowerPoint presentations
1. Descriptive Statistics 2. Basic Concepts from Probability Theory 3. Additional Topics in Probability 4. Sampling Distributions 5. Statistical Estimation 6. Hypothesis Testing 7. Linear Regression models 8. Design of Experiments 9. Analysis of Variance 10. Bayesian Estimation and Inference 11. Categorical Data Analysis and Goodness of Fit Tests and Applications 12. Nonparametric Tests 13. Empirical Methods 14. Some applications and Some Issues in Statistical Applications: An Overview
Kandethody M Ramachandran is a Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Florida (USF). His research interests are concentrated in the areas of applied probability and statistics. His research publications span a variety of areas such as control of heavy traffic queues, stochastic delay systems, machine learning methods applied to game theory, finance, cyber security, and other areas, software reliability problems, applications of statistical methods to microarray data analysis, and streaming data analysis. He is also, co-author of three books. He is the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Data Sciences Consortium (IDSC). He is extensively involved in activities to improve statistics and mathematics education. He is a recipient of the Teaching Incentive Program award at the University of South Florida. He is also the PI of 2 million dollar grant from NSF, and a co_PI of 1.4 million grant from HHMI to improve STEM education at USF.
Tsokos, Chris P.
Chris P. Tsokos is Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of South Florida. Dr. Tsokos' research has extended into a variety of areas, including stochastic systems, statistical models, reliability analysis, ecological systems, operations research, time series, Bayesian analysis, and mathematical and statistical modelling of global warming, both parametric and nonparametric survival analysis, among others. He is the author of more than 300 research publications in these areas, including Random Integral Equations with Applications to Life Sciences and Engineering, Probability Distribution: An Introduction to Probability Theory with Applications, Mainstreams of Finite Mathematics with Applications, Probability with the Essential Analysis, Applied Probability Bayesian Statistical Methods with Applications to Reliability, and Mathematical Statistics with Applications, among others.
Dr. Tsokos is the recipient of many distinguished awards and honors, including Fellow of the American Statistical Association, USF Distinguished Scholar Award, Sigma Xi Outstanding Research Award, USF Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, USF Professional Excellence Award, URI Alumni Excellence Award in Science and Technology, Pi Mu Epsilon, election to the International Statistical Institute, Sigma Pi Sigma, USF Teaching Incentive Program, and several humanitarian and philanthropic recognitions and awards. He is also a member of several academic and professional societies, and serves as Honorary Editor, Chief-Editor, Editor or Associate Editor for more than twelve academic research journals.