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Re: Mathematical Statistics

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg46199] Re: Mathematical Statistics
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve1 at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 00:06:53 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <c02ku6$70j$1@smc.vnet.net> <c04er0$gd7$1@smc.vnet.net> <c07upk$o5a$1@smc.vnet.net>
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I don't think the built-in statistics facilites do what you want. I guess
the quickest way is to buy mathStatica (the price quoted on
http://www.mathstatica.com/ says it is $80 for the book+mathStatica(basic)),
and the challenging (!) way is to roll your own Mathematica code but I
wouldn't recommend that if this is the first time you have used Mathematica.

Steve Luttrell

"C Rose" <junk4 at microserf.org.uk> wrote in message
news:c07upk$o5a$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hi Steve
>
> Thanks for your post, but I want to be able to symbolically compute
> things like conditional distributions, conditional expectations,
> marginal distributions etc. Maybe the docs imply this, but I wasn't
> sure.
>
> Any further thoughts?
>
> Chris
>
>
>
> "Steve Luttrell" <steve1 at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk> wrote in message
news:<c04er0$gd7$1 at smc.vnet.net>...
> > Have a look at
> >
http://documents.wolfram.com/v5/Add-onsLinks/StandardPackages/Statistics/index.html
> > for documentation on the statistics facilities built into Mathematica
> > itself.
> >
> > Steve Luttrell
> >
> > "C Rose" <junk4 at microserf.org.uk> wrote in message
> > news:c02ku6$70j$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> > > Hi everyone
> > >
> > > I've never used Mathematica before, but I am considering purchasing a
> > > 1-year student license. One of the things I'd want to use it for would
> > > be mathematical statistics.
> > >
> > > I am aware of the book and software called mathStatica, which seems to
> > > do what I want.
> > >
> > > I am wondering: is it possible to use raw Mathematica for such
> > > purposes without mathStatica?
> > >
> > > Can anyone recommend Mathematica and/or mathStatica for this purpose?
> > >
> > > Your general comments are welcome. Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
>


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