John Wiley & Sons, 1989. Hardcover. Item #134681
768 pages. Textbook, part of the Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics. Later printing. A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket.
This text/reference provides a broad survey of aspects of model-building and statistical inference. Presents an accessible synthesis of current theoretical literature, requiring only familiarity with linear regression methods. The three chapters on central computational questions comprise a self-contained introduction to unconstrained optimization. Includes many illustrative practical examples.