Preface. Introduction. Some General Concepts. Pure Significance Tests. Significance Tests: Simple Null Hypotheses. Significance Tests: Composite Null Hypotheses. Distribution-Free and Randomization Tests. Interval Estimation Point Estimation. Asymptotic Theory. Bayesian Methods. Decision Theory. Appendix 1: Determination of Probability Distributions. Appendix 2: Order Statistics. Appendix 3: Second-Order Regression for Arbitrary Random Variables. References. Author Index. Subject Index.