86. Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing
 Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. professor founding editor founding chair member scientist Honorary Doctrate Fellow
Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch86
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Book Title
Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition
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How to Cite
Phillips, D. T. and GarciaDiaz, A. (2001) Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing, in Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172339.ch86
Editor Information
School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Publication History
 Published Online: 5 DEC 2007
 Published Print: 11 MAY 2001
ISBN Information
Print ISBN: 9780471330578
Online ISBN: 9780470172339
 Summary
 Chapter
Keywords:
 statistical inference and hypothesis testing;
 alternative or secondary hypothesis;
 test statistic, assumptions, and hypothesis test;
 confidence interval estimation;
 hypothesis testing designed experiment analysis
Summary
This chapter contains sections titled:

Introduction

Statistical Inference

Statistical Hypothesis Testing

Testing a Mean Value (µ) with σ^{2} Known

Testing A Mean Value (µ) with σ^{2} Unknown

Hypothesis Testing: Single Variance

Hypothesis Testing: Two Population Means with Variances Known

Hypothesis Testing with Two Means: Population Variances Unknown but Assumed Equal

Hypothesis Testing for Equality of two Population Variances

Equality of two Means with Variances Unknown and Not Equal

Confidence Interval Estimation

MaximumLikelihood Estimators

Testing for Equality of Means and Variances for K Populations

Other Uses of Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing in the Analysis of Designed Experiments

References