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Appendix A: Basic Theory of Probability and Statistics

  1. Terje Aven

Published Online: 16 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470871245.app1

Foundations of Risk Analysis: A Knowledge and Decision-Oriented Perspective

Foundations of Risk Analysis: A Knowledge and Decision-Oriented Perspective

How to Cite

Aven, T. (2003) Appendix A: Basic Theory of Probability and Statistics, in Foundations of Risk Analysis: A Knowledge and Decision-Oriented Perspective, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470871245.app1

Author Information

  1. University of Stavanger, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471495482

Online ISBN: 9780470871249

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Summary

This appendix contains sections titled:

  • Probability Theory

    • Types of Probabilities

    • Probability Rules

    • Random Quantities (Random Variables)

    • Some Common Discrete Probability Distributions (Models)

    • Some Common Continuous Distributions (Models)

    • Some Remarks on Probability Models and Their Parameters

    • Random Processes

  • Classical Statistical Inference

    • Non-parametric Estimation

    • Estimation of Distribution Parameters

    • Testing Hypotheses

    • Regression

  • Bayesian Inference

    • Statistical (Bayesian) Decision Analysis

  • Bibliographic Notes