Maria Elena Gotti: Elementary statistical software and genetic optimization in cluster analysis. Diplom thesis, Ferrara 1996. Original title: Programmi di statistica elementare e ottimizzazione genetica in cluster analysis.

ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL PROGRAMS Elementary concepts in probability theory Mean and variance Binomial distribution Negative binomial distribution Multinomial distribution Poisson distribution Polya and hypergeometric distribution Normal distribution Gamma distribution Chi-square distribution Student's t-distribution Statistical estimation and sampling Confidence intervals in the case of known variance Confidence intervals in the case of unknown variance and mean GENETIC OPTIMIZATION IN CLUSTER ANALYSIS Introduction Distances Statistical indices Homogenous groups and partitions Genetic algorithms A program generating an optimal partition Description of the program Application 1 Application 2 Application 3 REFERENCES