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Tutorial for Metrologists on the Probabilistic and Statistical Apparatus Underlying the GUM and Related Documents

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Author(s)

Antonio M. Possolo, Blaza Toman

Abstract

A review and précis of the meaning and calculus of probability, including random variables, probability distributions, functions of random variables, and of Bayesian statistical inference, with many illustrative examples.
Citation
Div 776 Metrology pages in the World Wide Web (external)

Keywords

statistical inference, probability, delta method, change of variable formula, functions of random variables, Markov Chain Monte Carlo

Citation

Possolo, A. and Toman, B. (2011), Tutorial for Metrologists on the Probabilistic and Statistical Apparatus Underlying the GUM and Related Documents, Div 776 Metrology pages in the World Wide Web (external), [online], http://www.nist.gov/itl/sed/gsg/uncertainty.cfm (Accessed December 11, 2023)
Created November 9, 2011, Updated January 27, 2020