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## Classical Statistical Inference

*Željko Ivezi, Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, Alexander Gray, Željko Ivezi, Andrew J. Connolly, Jacob T. VanderPlas, and Alexander Gray*

### in Statistics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning in Astronomy: A Practical Python Guide for the Analysis of Survey Data

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691151687
- eISBN:
- 9781400848911
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691151687.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter introduces the main concepts of statistical inference, or drawing conclusions from data. There are three main types of inference: point estimation, confidence estimation, and hypothesis ... More

## Statistical Protocols

*Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil*

### in Observed Brain Dynamics

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- May 2009
- ISBN:
- 9780195178081
- eISBN:
- 9780199864829
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0006
- Subject:
- Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter provides a mini-review of classical and modern statistical methods for data analysis. Topics covered include method of least squares, data visualization, point estimation, interval ... More

## Integrated Objective Bayesian Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

*José M. Bernardo*

### in Bayesian Statistics 9

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- January 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199694587
- eISBN:
- 9780191731921
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The complete final product of Bayesian inference is the posterior distribution of the quantity of interest. Important inference summaries include point estimation, region estimation and precise ... More

## Estimation and Simulation

*Yoram Rubin*

### in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195138047
- eISBN:
- 9780197561676
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0008
- Subject:
- Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Two important applications of the SRF concept developed in chapter 2 are point estimation and image simulation. Point estimation considers the SRF Z at an unsampled location, x0, and the goal is to ... More

## Voting in War and in Peace

*William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski*

### in The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- January 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780226048253
- eISBN:
- 9780226048420
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of Chicago Press
- DOI:
- 10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.003.0005
- Subject:
- Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns its focus to roll call votes cast during those congresses when the nation transitioned either into or out of war. Using interest groups as bridging observations, we show that the ... More

## Central Bank Committees and Political Communication

*Nicole Baerg*

### in Crafting Consensus: Why Central Bankers Change Their Speech and How Speech Changes the Economy

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- July 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780190499488
- eISBN:
- 9780190499518
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780190499488.003.0004
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Using archival, textual information from Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) transcript data as well as FOMC policy statements, chapter 4 demonstrates that when the chair and median member have ... More

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