CFM 5

Gerhard Tintner, The Variate Difference Method, Principia Press, Inc., 1940 [5,234 kb] [Table of Contents]


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Preliminary Pages [i-xiv]
Chapter
1 Introduction [1]
2 History and Literature of the Variate Difference Method [10]
3 Criticism of the Variate Difference Method [16]
4 Fundamental Concepts [22]
5 The Calculation of the Variances of the Finite Difference [32]
6 The Standard Error of the Difference between the Variation of Two Consecutive Series of Finite Differences [51]
7 Criteria for the Stability of the Variances of the Series of Finite Differences [67]
8 A Test of Significance for the Stability of Variances of the Series of Finite Differences [73]
9 Reduction of the Random Variation by Sheppard’s Smoothing Formulae [100]
10 Correlation [117]
Appendices
1 Summary of Computations [133]
2 Mathematical Notes [136]
3 Seasonal Variation [150]
4 The Standard Errors of Some Derived Statistical Series [153]
5 Alternative Methods [155]
6 The Variability of the Random Variance through Time [161]
7 The Normality of the Random Element [165]
Indexes: Index of Author & Index of Subjects [171]