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Mathematical Statistics


Mathematical statistics is the study of statistics from a mathematical standpoint, using probability theory as well as other branches of mathematics such as linear algebra and analysis. The term "mathematical statistics" is closely related to the term "statistical theory" but also embraces modelling for actuarial science and non-statistical probability theory, particularly in Scandinavia.

 
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My Dear Sister-in-Law

By: Manohar Asija

Female spouse of one’s brother is called `sister-in-law`; similarly the sister of one’s spouse is sister-in-law. Again, the wife of one’s brother-in-law is also called sister-in-law, subject however to the condition that the said brother-in-law is not the husband of one’s own sister. Thus, in Indian society, we find a vast variety of sister-in-law. However, one factor of commonality is often found in the cases where at both ends of this relationship, we have females. Th...

Perched in his wheelchair, at the moment on 30th June, 2007, this erstwhile lover of Maya -law. Of course, this infirm oldie his first ever acquaintance with Vibha Ratra took place, when his family ... Our mother, though surprised to be getting acquainted by her son to Mrs Wilson as the bride's mother, chose to maintain silence about her knowledge of that lady's `swarthy` reputation in the residential vicinity, during their adolescence. Instead of consoling his father i...

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Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Hawaii, July 2000

By: Libby O. Ruch

Legal Reference Publication

Acknowledgements: The data used in this report were collected as part of a previous research project, which was a collaborative effort of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. The original research was supported by Grant from the National Institute of Mental Health and institutional support from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. We wish to thank the Director of the Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Adriana Ramelli, M.S.W. Her ...

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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; The Special Programme for ...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

1. Introduction Onchocerciasis remains a serious public health problem in large parts of tropical Africa where some 18 million people are affected. The most severe consequence of onchocerciasis is blindness, which may afflict over one third of the adult population of the most affected communities. Other important problems are severe skin disease and maddening itching which cause great suffering to millions of people.

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Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks Using Chemical and Biological Agents...

By: Dana A. Shea

Introduction: Public concern about the nation’s vulnerability to chemical and biological (C/B) terrorism was amplified by the consequences of the anthrax mailings that sickened 22 people and killed 5 between September and November, 2001. Subsequent C/B terrorism events, such as the Ricin mailings to the White House in 2003 and to the Senate in 2004, have served to highlight the potential for future terrorist attacks using C/B agents. C/B weapons, previously considered to...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for ...

By: Paul L. Ziemer, Ph. D.

The first meeting of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH) was convened by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Washington, D.C., on January 22-23,2002. All the members were in attendance, as were representatives of several federal agencies and interested members of the public. Welcomes were extended to the members by the Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); the Acting Director of NIOSH, whic...

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Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks Using Chemical and Biological Agents...

By: Dana A. Shea

Excerpt: Public concern about the nation’s vulnerability to chemical and biological (C/B) terrorism was amplified by the consequences of the anthrax mailings that sickened 22 people and killed 5 between September and November, 2001. Subsequent C/B terrorism events, such as the Ricin mailings to the White House in 2003 and to the Senate in 2004, have served to highlight the potential for future terrorist attacks using C/B agents. C/B weapons, previously considered to be o...

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The Radar Game

By: Rebecca Grant

Physics Literature

Excerpt: Precision weapons and rapid targeting information mean little if aircraft are unable to survive engagements with enemy air defenses. In addition to costing the lives of pilots, high levels of attrition can ultimately affect the outcome of the theater campaign. One of the most critical factors in determining the success of an air operation is survivability. In the last several decades, the term survivability has been associated with analysis of how low observable...

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Vital and Health Statistics

By: Lester R. Curtin, Ph. D.

Introduction: This report describes the procedures used in the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth to select the sample, develop the sampling weights, impute missing data, and estimate sampling errors. These procedures help to ensure that the sample data can be used to make valid national estimates. They also allow researchers to draw statistically sound conclusions from the data. Parts of this report contain a great deal of technical detail. For readers seeking a gene...

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