The Handbook of Statistics is a series of self-contained reference books, with each volume devoted to a particular topic in statistics. Every chapter is written by prominent contributors in the field. The series addresses the community of statisticians as a whole, as well as scientists in various disciplines who use statistical methodology in their work. At the same time, special emphasis is placed on applications-oriented techniques, with the applied statistician in mind as the primary audience.
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