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Re: Mathematical Statistics

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg46227] Re: Mathematical Statistics
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 07:15:53 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <c02ku6$70j$1@smc.vnet.net> <c04er0$gd7$1@smc.vnet.net> <c07upk$o5a$1@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <c07upk$o5a$1 at smc.vnet.net>, junk4 at microserf.org.uk (C Rose) 
wrote:

> 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.

This is very amusing: the poster of this message is C(hris) Rose and one 
of the authors of mathStatica is C(olin) Rose.

Anyway, Colin Rose <colin at tri.org.au> can answer your questions.

Cheers,
Paul

> "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/ind
> > ex.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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