7. Mathematics

  1. Michael J. Crawley

Published Online: 14 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch7

The R Book

The R Book

How to Cite

Crawley, M. J. (2007) Mathematics, in The R Book, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch7

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London at Silwood Park, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510247

Online ISBN: 9780470515075

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Keywords:

  • mathematics in statistical modelling;
  • mathematical functions;
  • Michaelis–Menten equation and reciprocal transformation;
  • Gompertz growth model;
  • simplest S-shaped function - two-parameter logistic;
  • probability density function;
  • one-parameter distribution and gamma distribution;
  • Poisson distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mathematical Functions

  • Continuous Probability Distributions

  • Discrete probability distributions

  • Matrix Algebra

  • Calculus

  • Differential equations