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## INTRODUCTION

*Mathew Penrose*

### in Random Geometric Graphs

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198506263
- eISBN:
- 9780191707858
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This introductory chapter contains a general discussion of both the historical and the applied background behind the study of random geometric graphs. A brief overview is presented, along with some ... More

## Probability

*Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell*

### in Concepts in Thermal Physics

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199562091
- eISBN:
- 9780191718236
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter defines some basic concepts in probability theory. It begins by stating that the probability of occurrence of a particular event, taken from a finite set of possible events, is zero if ... More

## Probability Mass Functions

*Therese M. Donovan and Ruth M. Mickey*

### in Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: a step-by-step approach

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- July 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198841296
- eISBN:
- 9780191876820
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198841296.003.0008
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter focuses on probability mass functions. One of the primary uses of Bayesian inference is to estimate parameters. To do so, it is necessary to first build a good understanding of ... More

## Random Variables

*James Davidson*

### in Stochastic Limit Theory: An Introduction for Econometricians

- Published in print:
- 1994
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198774037
- eISBN:
- 9780191596117
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198774036.003.0008
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Specializing the concepts of Ch. 7 to the case of real variables, this chapter introduces distribution functions, discrete and continuous distributions, and describes examples such as the binomial, ... More

## Generalized Linear Models for Data with Non-Normal Distributions

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0009
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter looks at three of the main types of generalized linear model (GLM). GLMs using the Poisson distribution are a good starting place when dealing with integer count data. The default log ... More

## Raman Spectroscopy Under Liquid Nitrogen

*Robert N. Compton and Michael A. Duncan*

### in Laser Experiments for Chemistry and Physics

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- December 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198742975
- eISBN:
- 9780191816932
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742975.003.0019
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Laser Raman spectroscopy has been a powerful tool for the characterization of molecules for many years. This chapter describes a novel technique for the recording of Raman spectra under liquid ... More

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