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Statistical inference. Based on the likelihood. (English) Zbl 0871.62001
Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability. 68. London: Chapman and Hall. x, 341 p. (1996).
This is a standard textbook on statistical inference based on the likelihood. Contents: 1) Introduction and overview (15 pages), 2) Likelihood (34 p.), 3) Maximum likelihood estimation (53 p.), 4) Hypothesis testing (58 p.), 5) Linear models (59 p.), 6) Generalized linear models (41 p.). An Appendix recalls standard concepts of probability theory and some mathematical tools. Every chapter contains exercises, answers to selected exercises are given. The exposition is elementary.

MSC:
62-01 Introductory exposition (textbooks, tutorial papers, etc.) pertaining to statistics
62J12 Generalized linear models (logistic models)
62A01 Foundations and philosophical topics in statistics
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