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Statistical methods recommendation?

  1. Jun 25, 2012 #1
    Heya Everybody,

    I've gots me sum boat loads of noisy spectroscopic data dat I've gots to sort thru. It's been a while since I've had to jackknife, bootstrap, or weiner filter anything. Can anyone recommend a book for refreshering me memory on these subjects? And any other techniques for analyzing loads of data.
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  3. Jun 25, 2012 #2


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    Hello Iforgot. Please use standard English here; textspeak and slang run afoul of the Forum rules. The best book(s) for you depend on the type of analysis you need to do.

    For spectral analysis, take a look at texts by Kay or Marple. They have something like spectral analysis or estimation in their titles, and both are good.

    Manolakis has a book called something like Statistical Signal Processing that is comprehensive. It covers Wiener filtering, MA, AR and ARMA models, linear and nonlinear spectral analysis, Kalman filtering, adaptive systems, etc. in a single volume.

    For detection and estimation, the books by van Trees are excellent. Kay has two highly respected volumes (one on detection, the other estimation) that are sophisticated and rigorous.
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