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Statistical decision series.

Harvard Business Review.

Statistical decision series.

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Published by [Harvard Business School] in [Boston (Mass.)] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHarvard Business Review reprint series -- 21193, No.3.014 (Spine)
The Physical Object
Pagination164p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17388448M

The presentation is organized into three parts: selected concepts of statistical decision theory, statistical decision problems, and case studies with portfolio safeguard. The researchers were interested in determining whether increased illumination would increase the productivity of the assembly line workers. Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory states the case and in a self-contained, comprehensive way shows how the approach is operational and relevant for real-world decision making under uncertainty. The book is self-contained as it provides full proofs, worked-out examples, and problems. Miescke, University of Illinois at Chicago, are professors of mathematical statistics who have published numerous research papers in mathematical statistics and decision theory over the past three decades. Hand, International Statistical Review, Vol.

While the tools of data analysis work best on data from randomized studiesthey are also applied to other kinds of data—like natural experiments and observational studies [40] —for which a statistician would use a modified, more structured estimation method e. Statisticians recommend that experiments compare at least one new treatment with a standard treatment or control, to allow an unbiased estimate of the difference in treatment effects. Latest news: If you are at least a part-time user of Excel, you should check out the new release of RegressIt, a free Excel add-in. For example, Mosteller and Tukey [43] distinguished grades, ranks, counted fractions, counts, amounts, and balances. In its core, the text demonstrates how to use different factors to formulate statistical decision problems arising in various risk management applications, such as optimal hedging, portfolio optimization, cash flow matching, classification, and more.

Ordinal measurements have imprecise differences between consecutive values, but have a meaningful order to those values, and permit any order-preserving transformation. Limiting results are not statements about finite samples, and indeed are irrelevant to finite samples. Sampling theory is part of the mathematical discipline of probability theory. The text in blue consists of clickable links to provide the reader with additional references. There are two major types of causal statistical studies: experimental studies and observational studies.


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