A defense of Columbo: A multilevel introduction to probabilistic reasoning
by G. D'Agostini
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 60
Triggered by a recent interesting article on the too frequent incorrect use of probabilistic evidence in courts, the author introduces the basic concepts of probabilistic inference with a toy model, and discusses several important issues that need to be understood in order to extend the basic reasoning to real life cases.
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by D. Koutsoyiannis - National Technical University of Athens
Contents: The utility of probability; Basic concepts of probability; Elementary statistical concepts; Special concepts of probability theory in geophysical applications; Typical univariate statistical analysis in geophysical processes; etc.
by Muhammad El-Taha - University of Southern Maine
Topics: Data Analysis; Probability; Random Variables and Discrete Distributions; Continuous Probability Distributions; Sampling Distributions; Point and Interval Estimation; Large Sample Estimation; Large-Sample Tests of Hypothesis; etc.
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In these lecture notes, a selection of frequently required statistical tools will be introduced and illustrated. They allow to post-process data that stem from, e.g., large-scale numerical simulations (aka sequence of random experiments).
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A textbook for an undergraduate course in probability and statistics. The prerequisites are two or three semesters of calculus and some linear algebra. Students attending the class include mathematics, engineering, and computer science majors.