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Symbolic Calculus in Mathematical Statistics: A Review

  title={Symbolic Calculus in Mathematical Statistics: A Review},
  author={E. Nardo},
  journal={arXiv: Statistics Theory},
  • E. Nardo
  • Published 2015
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: Statistics Theory
In the last ten years, the employment of symbolic methods has substantially extended both the theory and the applications of statistics and probability. This survey reviews the development of a symbolic technique arising from classical umbral calculus, as introduced by Rota and Taylor in $1994.$ The usefulness of this symbolic technique is twofold. The first is to show how new algebraic identities drive in discovering insights among topics apparently very far from each other and related to… Expand

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