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Journal of the American Statistical Association, 01 March 1977, Vol.72(357), pp.226-242 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Description: Statistical Theory of Reliability and Life Testing: Probability Models, Richard E. Barlow and Frank Proshan. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., 1975. xiii + 290 pp. $19.95. Reviewed by Henry W. Block. Studies in Bayesian Econometrics and Statistics (in Honour of Leonard J. Savage), S.E. Fienberg and A. Zellner (eds.). Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co.; New York: American Elsevier Publishing Co., Inc., 1975. ix + 676 pp. S63.50. Reviewed by James M. Dickey. Multivariate Analysis: With Applications in Education and Psychology, Neil H. Timm. Monterey, Calif.: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., 1975. xi + 689 pp. $25.00. Reviewed by George T. Duncan. Introduction to the Theory of Fuzzy Subsets, Volume 1, A. Kaufman (translated from French by D.L. Swanson). New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1975. xvi + 416 pp. $22.50. Reviewed by Charles H. Proctor. Quantitative Sociology: International Perspectives on Mathematical and Statistical Modeling, H.M. Blalock, A. Aganbegian, F.M. Borodkin, Raymond Roudin, and Vittorio Capecchi (eds.). New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1975. xii + 643 pp. $18.50. Reviewed by Fred L. Bookstein. Sequential Tests of Statistical Hypotheses, B.K. Ghosh. Reading Mass.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1970. × + 454 pp. $15.00. Reviewed by Rasul A. Khan. Elements of Sampling Theory, Vic Barnett. Crane, Russak and Co., Inc., 1975. xiii + 152 pp. $7.50 (paperback). Reviewed by J.C. Koop. Statistical Analysis of Spatial Dispersion: A Quadrat Method, A. Rogers. London: Pion Limited; New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1974. 164 pp. $11.75. Reviewed by J. Terry Smith. Exercices Commentés de Statistique et Informatique Appliquées, Ronald Céhassat. Paris: Dunod, 1976. xiv + 418 pp. $11.60 (paperback). Reviewed by Eugène-H. Lehman. Fundamentals of Queueing Theory, Donald Gross and Carl M. Harris. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1974. xvi + 556 pp. $23.75. Reviewed by Roger H. Moore. Statistics in Research, 3rd Edition, Bernard Ostle and Richard W. Mensing. Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State University Press, 1975. xiv + 596 pp. $18.95. Reviewed by Prem K. Goel. Concepts of Statistical Inference, 2nd Edition, William C. Guenther. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1973. xi + 561 pp.; instructor's manual. $11.50. Reviewed by Douglas A. Zahn. General Statistics, 2nd Edition, Audrey Haber and Richard P. Runyon. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1973. xiii + 401 pp.; instructor's manual; student workbook. $9.95. Reviewed by Douglas A. Zahn. Elements of Statistical Inference, 3rd Edition, David V. Huntsberger and Patrick Billingsley. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, Inc., 1973. ix + 349 pp.; instructor's manual. $11.50. Reviewed by Douglas A. Zahn. Interpreting Graphs and Tables, Peter H. Selby. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1976. vii + 204 pp. $4.95. Reviewed by Janet D. Elashoff. Statistics Made Relevant: A Casebook of Real Life Examples, Paul Baum and Ernest M. Scheuer. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1976. xxii + 217 pp. $5.85. Reviewed by Janet D. Elashoff. Essentials of Statistics, Robert D. Mason. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976. × + 320 pp. $8.95. Reviewed by Janet D. Elashoff. Statistics in the Real World, Richard J. Larsen and Donna F. Stroup. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. xxi + 245 pp. $6.95. Reviewed by Janet D. Elashoff. Statistics and Calculus: A First Course, James Murtha and Earl Willard. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1973. 591 pp. $12.00. Reviewed by William H. Wigton. A First Course in Probability, Sheldon Ross. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. × + 305 pp. $13.95. Reviewed by Jerry Moreno. Introduction to Probability: Theory and Applications, R.L. Scheaffer and W. Mendenhall. North Scituate, Mass.: Duxbury Press, 1975. × + 289 pp. $13.95. Reviewed by Jerry Moreno. An Approach to Econometrics, R.J. Allard. New York: Halsted (Wiley) Press, 1975. viii + 227 pp. 815.95. Reviewed by Jan Kmenta. An Introduction to Applied Econometric Analysis, R.F. Wynn and K. Holden. New York: Halsted (Wiley) Press, 1974. × + 245 pp. $17.95. Reviewed by Jan Kmenta. Elements of Business and Economic Statistics: Learning by Objectives, Harry E. McAllister. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1975. vii + 556 pp. $13.95. Reviewed by Jan Kmenta. Statistics in Economics, John D. Hey. London: Martin Robertson and Company, Ltd., 1974. × + 422 pp. $6.35 ($3.95 paperback). Reviewed by Jan Kmenta. Credibility: Theory and Applications, P M. Kahn (ed.). New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1975. xi + 414 pp. $17.50. Reviewed by Stephen E. Fienberg. Studies in Probability and Statistics, Papers in Honour of Edwin J.G. Pitman, E.J. Williams (ed.). Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co., 1976. 171 pp. $24.50. Reviewed by Stephen M. Stigler. The Econometrics of Structural Change, D.J. Poirier. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co., 1976. ix + 206 pp. $26.95. Reviewed by Richard E. Quandt. Interpretation and Uses of Medical Statistics, 2nd Edition, G.J. Bourke and J. McGilvray. Philadelphia, Penn.: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1976. vi + 170 pp. $11.75 (paperback). Reviewed by Dana Quade.
  • Is Part Of: Journal of the American Statistical Association, 01 March 1977, Vol.72(357), pp.226-242
  • Identifier: ISSN: 0162-1459 ; E-ISSN: 1537-274X ; DOI: 10.1080/01621459.1977.10479944
  • Subjects: Statistics
  • Language: English
  • Source: Taylor & Francis (Taylor & Francis Group)

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