Computer Age Statistical Inference: Algorithms, Evidence, and Data Science
by Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie
Publisher: Stanford University 2016
Number of pages: 493
This book takes us on a journey through the revolution in data analysis following the introduction of electronic computation in the 1950s. Beginning with classical inferential theories - Bayesian, frequentist, Fisherian - individual chapters take up a series of influential topics: survival analysis, logistic regression, empirical Bayes, the jackknife and bootstrap, random forests, neural networks, Markov chain Monte Carlo, inference after model selection, and dozens more.
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by Daniel McFadden - University of California, Berkeley
The contents: Economic Analysis and Econometrics; Analysis and Linear Algebra in a Nutshell; Probability Theory in a Nutshell; Limit Theorems in Statistics; Experiments, Sampling, and Statistical Decisions; Estimation; Hypothesis Testing.
by J.K. Lindsey - Hodder Education Publishers
Written by a renowned statistician, this book presents the basic ideas behind the statistical methods commonly used in studies of human subjects. It is an ideal guide for advanced undergraduates who are beginning to do their own research.
by Robert B. Ash - University of Illinois
These notes are based on a course that the author gave at UIUC. No prior knowledge of statistics is assumed. A standard first course in probability is a prerequisite, but the first 8 lectures review results that are important in statistics.
by Joseph B. Kadane - Chapman and Hall/CRC
An accessible, comprehensive guide to the theory of Bayesian statistics, this book presents the subjective Bayesian approach, which has played a pivotal role in game theory, economics, and the recent boom in Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods.