This page contains my basic teaching materials related to
Stat 4710/7710, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics.
with clickable links
- Required book:
Milton and Arnold, Intro to Probability and Statistics:
and yes, that's my review there. With some luck, you should be able
to find it for $50 or so, not for $150 as it's listed! Try
or book search engines:
If you know you will be taking this class with a bunch of friends,
I would strongly recommend to form a study group and get a copy of another engineering statistics book,
Modern Engineering Statistics by T. Ryan
so that you could supplement your main reading with alternative explanations.
- Testimonials and tips.
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to access the course website.
Typos found in the book:
- Somewhat below the middle of p. 7, towards the end of the discussion of
Example 1.2.2: when they say "The event that `the primary
system or the first backup is operable but the second backup is inoperable'
is given by
", the latter expression should be
, as it is done properly in the next display formula. (If you see garbage
instead of some set unions and intersections,
your browser does not support MathML.
Consider upgrading or replacing it).
Thanks to Casey Chambers!
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