Elementary Statistics

  • Ian M. Hodge


This chapter describes elementary statistical functions and techniques that apply to the analyses of experimental data. Statistics is probably second in subtlety only to thermodynamics (Chap.  10).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian M. Hodge
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  1. 1.School of Physics and Astronomy (retired)Rochester Institute of TechnologyRochesterUSA

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