Comparing Model and Data

Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


The use of inferential Statistics to answer experimenter’s questions requires the comparison of a statistical model with data from an experiment. The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the important statistical approaches to this task. However, an appreciation of the statistical bases is more easily gained if thought is first given to the way in which the problem might be approached without the benefit of Statistics.


Population Size Likelihood Ratio Blood Glucose Level Bayesian Approach Likelihood Ratio Statistic 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe University of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

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