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Providing cutting-edge perspectives and real-world insights into the greater utility of probability and its applications, the Handbook of Probability offers an equal balance of theory and direct applications in a non-technical, yet comprehensive, format.

5 Probability Theory in Statistics
5 Probability theory in statistics
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Introduction

This chapter gives an overview of the use of probability theory or, more generally, of probabilistic concepts in statistics. The focus is not on how statistical procedures are performed but rather on the probabilistic underpinnings of these procedures. In other words, we are interested ...

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