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Probability and Statistics


Statistics is a mathematical science relating to the collection, analysis, and presentation of data.   Statistics are employed to understand data and make informed decisions throughout the natural and social sciences, medicine, business, and other areas.

Mathematical statistics is important in engineering particularly in mass production, the analysis or experiments and in assessment of reliability..reference ( Failure Distributions .. ).

Short notes on the various fundamental terms used in statistics are provided on webpage Fundamentals

Sample Variables Probability Permutations/Combinations Discrete Distributions
Multiple Variables Confidence Intervals Normal Distributions Linear Regression
Chi_Squared Test t-test F-test Hypothesis Testing

Useful Related Links
  1. Statistics Summary Notes .... Concise comprehensive set of notes.
  2. Stat Trek Tutorial .... Easy to follow set of tutorials.
  3. NIST Engineering Statistics Handbook 1.3.6 Probability Distributions ...Comprehensive quality notes.
  4. Learning Math- Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability ...Clear tutorials on statistics and probability
  5. Probability Venn Applet.. Useful applet illustrating various probability conditions
  6. Venn Diagrams .... Notes of Venn Diagrams
  7. Wolfram- Venn Diagrams .... High Quality Information source
  8. Statistics Glossary .... Very accessible notes with some detail.