1. Introduction; 2. Probability; 3. Statistical inference; 4. Probability distribution functions; 5. Nonparametric statistics; 6. Density estimation or data smoothing; 7. Regression; 8. Multivariate analysis; 9. Clustering, classification and data mining; 10. Nondetections: censored and truncated data; 11. Time series analysis; 12. Spatial point processes; Appendices; Index.
Modern Statistical Methods for Astronomy
- Pub Date:
- July 2012
- Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics;
- Statistics - Applications
- 48 pages, 2 figures. Adapted from `Statistical Methods for Astronomy' to appear in `Astronomical Techniques, Software, and Data', volume 2 (Howard Bond, editor) of `Planets, Stars, and Stellar Systems' (Terry Ostwalt, editor) to be published by Springer Science+Business Media