Chapter 5. Classical Inference

  1. Vic Barnett

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470316955.ch5

Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition

Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition

How to Cite

Barnett, V. (1999) Classical Inference, in Comparative Statistical Inference, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470316955.ch5

Author Information

  1. Professor of Environmental Statistics, University of Norttingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471976431

Online ISBN: 9780470316955

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Keywords:

  • classical inference;
  • statistics;
  • sample data;
  • friquecy view of probability;
  • bayesian inference theory

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Basic Aims and Concepts

  • Estimation and Testing Hypotheses-the Dual Aims

  • Point Estimation

  • Region and Interval Estimates

  • Ancillarity, Conditionality, Modified forms of Sufficiency and Likelihood

  • Comment and Controversy