Basic Notions

  • Vladimir Spokoiny
  • Thorsten Dickhaus
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


This chapter presents a brief introduction in the book illustrated by few examples. It also defines some useful notions like linear and general statistical models, risk and efficiency.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Spokoiny
    • 1
  • Thorsten Dickhaus
    • 2
  1. 1.Weierstrass Institute (WIAS)BerlinGermany
  2. 2.Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics (WIAS)BerlinGermany

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