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- DescriptionA highly accessible alternative approach to basic statistics Praise for the First Edition: Certainly one of the most impressive little paperback 200-page introductory statistics books that I will ever see ...it would make a good nightstand book for every statistician. Techmetrics Written in a highly accessible style, Introduction to Statistics through Resampling Methods and R, Second Edition guides students in the understanding of descriptive statistics, estimation, hypothesis testing, and model building. The book emphasizes the discovery method, enabling readers to ascertain solutions on their own rather than simply copy answers or apply a formula by rote. The Second Edition utilizes the R programming language to simplify tedious computations, illustrate new concepts, and assist readers in completing exercises. The text facilitates quick learning through the use of: More than 250 exercises with selected hints scattered throughout to stimulate readers' thinking and to actively engage them in applying their newfound skills An increased focus on why a method is introduced Multiple explanations of basic concepts Real-life applications in a variety of disciplines Dozens of thought-provoking, problem-solving questions in the final chapter to assist readers in applying statistics to real-life applications Introduction to Statistics through Resampling Methods and R, Second Edition is an excellent resource for students and practitioners in the fields of agriculture, astrophysics, bacteriology, biology, botany, business, climatology, clinical trials, ecomics, education, epidemiology, genetics, geology, growth processes, hospital administration, law, manufacturing, marketing, medicine, mycology, physics, political science, psychology, social welfare, sports, and toxicology who want to master and learn to apply statistical methods.
- Author BiographyPHILLIP I. GOOD, PhD, is Operations Manager of Information Research, a consulting firm specializing in statistical solutions for private and public organizations. He has published over thirty scholarly works, more than 600 articles, and forty-four books, including Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them) and A Manager's Guide to the Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials, both published by Wiley.
- Author(s)Phillip I. Good
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Date of Publication19/03/2013
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight414 g
- Width159 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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