The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
Requiring only a background in mathematical statistics or analysis, this book provides the first comprehensive look at the statistics of manifolds. It presents location and spread parameters for distribution on manifolds, followed by key large sample theory results. The text also addresses inference of two samples, nonparametric MANOVA, principal component analysis, and density estimation on manifolds. A special section is dedicated to a nonparametric statistical analysis on certain special manifolds arising in statistics. The final part of the text focuses on concrete applications in astronomy, image analysis, medical imaging, bioinformatics, and pattern recognition.