An Introduction to Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics

@article{Cohen1979AnIT,
title={An Introduction to Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics},
author={A. Cohen},
journal={The American Statistician},
year={1979},
volume={56},
pages={331 - 332}
}

“Working the Web,” “Reporting a Disease Outbreak,” and “What Makes a Good Reporter?” Given the extensive collection of information, how could anyone fail to learn something useful from reading this book? There are a few statistical misinterpretations. The most egregious is a misunderstanding of the meaning of p values, presenting the conditional probability in the wrong direction: “All that p values represent is the probability that the experimental results could be the product of chance alone… CONTINUE READING