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Statistics Bibliography

(Inclusion does not imply endorsement. Caveat emptor.)

Books by physicists
  • "Statistics: a Guide to the Use of Statistical Methods in the Physical Sciences", Roger Barlow, Wiley, 1989.
  • Glen Cowan's Statistical Data Analysis (Oxford University Press).
  • "Statistical Methods in Experimental Physics", Eadie, Drijard, James, Roos, and Sadoulet, American Elsevier, 1971.
  • "Probability and Statistics in Particle Physics", Frodesen, Skjeggestad, Tofte, Universitetsforlaget, 1979.
  • "Statistics for Nuclear and Particle Physics", Louis Lyons, Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Books by statisticians
General theory
  • Kendall and Stuart, "The Advanced Theory of Statistics" (4th ed., or other), often regarded as an authoritative source.
Density estimation
  • Scott, "Multivariate density estimation", John Wiley & Sons, 1992.
Goodness of fit
  • D'Agostino and Stephens, "Goodness-of-fit techniques", Marcel Dekker, 1986.
Machine learning
  • Webb, "Statistical pattern recognition", 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
  • Hastie, Tibshirani and Friedman, "The elements of statistical learning", Springer series in statistics, 2001.
  • Adrian Bevan's notes on multivariate analysis
  • The 2006 SLUO lectures on statistics.
  • The 2000 SLUO lectures on statistics.
  • A document based on a set of lectures, by a particle physicist: George Yost, "Lectures on Probability and Statistics", LBL-16993-Rev., 1985.
  • Glen Cowan's course on computing and statistical data analysis.

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