This is a very good book to use as a first semester introductory course for Stat PhD.
The mathematical aspects of this book are clean and thorough, and the omissions of certain difficult proofs enhance rather than detract from the book's quality.
The trivial ones always come first, but then the exercises jump back and forth between medium difficulty problems and hard problems.
There are Mostly two people who have to encounter this book. People with basic knowledge of probability and statistics and people who already know probability and statistics. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dirk Bullock
The book is very qualified, good explanations and everything, but it is incredibly expensive when you compare the price and your expectations...Published 7 months ago by Berna Yazici
I must disagree with the esteemed formal review of this text. It is decidedly the clear opposite of delightful. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Soula
This book has some serious calculations in it. Overall, I think you should have a heavy mathematics background if you plan to use this book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Econamust
This is the second statistics book I have used in a course (previous was wackerly). I found this book to be very readable. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Shawn B