Statistics is Easy! (Synthesis Lectures on Mathematics and Statistics) by Dennis Shasha
English | Aug. 1, 2008 | ISBN: 1598297775 | 82 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Statistics is the activity of inferring results about a population given a sample. Historically, statistics books assume an underlying distribution to the data (typically, the normal distribution) and derive results under that assumption. Unfortunately, in real life, one cannot normally be sure of the underlying distribution.