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#### Characteristic Functions, Scattering Functions and Transfer Functions

Birkhäuser Basel 2010; US$ 189.00The notions of transfer function and characteristic functions proved to be fundamental in the last fifty years in operator theory and in system theory. Moshe Livsic played a central role in developing these notions, and the book contains a selection of carefully chosen refereed papers dedicated to his memory. Topics include classical operator theory,... more...

#### Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R

CRC Press 2010; US$ 172.95With the development of new fitting methods, their increased use in applications, and improved computer languages, the fitting of statistical distributions to data has come a long way since the introduction of the generalized lambda distribution (GLD) in 1969. Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions with R presents the latest and best methods,... more...

#### Continuous Multivariate Distributions

Wiley 2004; US$ 269.00Continuous Multivariate Distributions, Volume 1, Second Edition provides a remarkably comprehensive, self-contained resource for this critical statistical area. It covers all significant advances that have occurred in the field over the past quarter century in the theory, methodology, inferential procedures, computational and simulational aspects,... more...

#### Infinite Divisibility of Probability Distributions on the Real Line

CRC Press 2003; US$ 319.00Infinite Divisibility of Probability Distributions on the Real Line reassesses classical theory and presents new developments, while focusing on divisibility with respect to convolution or addition of independent random variables. This definitive, example-rich text supplies approximately 100 examples to correspond with all major chapter topics and... more...

#### Finite Mixture Models

Wiley 2004; US$ 195.00An up-to-date, comprehensive account of major issues in finite mixture modeling This volume provides an up-to-date account of the theory and applications of modeling via finite mixture distributions. With an emphasis on the applications of mixture models in both mainstream analysis and other areas such as unsupervised pattern recognition, speech recognition,... more...

#### Testing For Normality

CRC Press 2002; US$ 243.00Describes the selection, design, theory, and application of tests for normality. Covers robust estimation, test power, and univariate and multivariate normality. Contains tests ofr multivariate normality and coordinate-dependent and invariant approaches. more...

#### Large Deviations and Metastability

Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 212.00Covers an area at intersection of probability theory and statistical mechanics. more...

#### Information Theory And The Central Limit Theorem

World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 156.00This book provides a comprehensive description of a new method of proving the central limit theorem, through the use of apparently unrelated results from information theory. It gives a basic introduction to the concepts of entropy and Fisher information, and collects together standard results concerning their behaviour. It brings together results from... more...

#### Univariate Discrete Distributions

Wiley 2005; US$ 269.00This Set Contains: Continuous Multivariate Distributions, Volume 1, Models and Applications, 2nd Edition by Samuel Kotz, N. Balakrishnan and Normal L. Johnson Continuous Univariate Distributions, Volume 1, 2nd Edition by Samuel Kotz, N. Balakrishnan and Normal L. Johnson Continuous Univariate Distributions, Volume 2, 2nd Edition by Samuel... more...

#### An Introduction To Stein's Method

World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00A common theme in probability theory is the approximation of complicated probability distributions by simpler ones, the central limit theorem being a classical example. Stein's method is a tool which makes this possible in a wide variety of situations. Traditional approaches, for example using Fourier analysis, become awkward to carry through in situations... more...