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Frequency Curves and Correlation

Frequency Curves and Correlation

4th Edition


  • Date Published: June 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107601291

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  • Originally published in 1906 by C. & E. Layton, Limited, this work, with its many later improvements, became a standard textbook on curve-fitting and was several times reissued. Reprinted here is the 1953 fourth edition of the book, published by Cambridge University Press, and containing a preface by the author, Sir William Elderton, in which he comments on the changes that he introduced.

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    Product details

    • Edition: 4th Edition
    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107601291
    • length: 290 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.37kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introductory
    2. Frequency distributions
    3. Method of moments
    4. Pearson's system of frequency-curves
    5. Calculation
    6. Comparison of various systems of curves
    7. Correlation
    8. Theoretical distributions. Spurious correlation
    9. Correlation of characters not quantitatively measurable
    10. Standard errors
    11. The test of goodness of fit
    12. The correlation ration - contingency
    13. Partial correlation
    Folding table of curves.

  • Author

    William Palin Elderton

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