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|Brand:||Academic Press Inc||EAN:||9780128047330|
|Description||Introduction to Robust Estimating and Hypothesis Testing, 4th Editon, is a `how-to' on the application of robust methods using available software. Modern robust methods provide improved techniques for dealing with outliers, skewed distribution curvature and heteroscedasticity that can provide substantial gains in power as well as a deeper, more accurate and more nuanced understanding of data. Since the last edition, there have been numerous advances and improvements. They include new techniques for comparing groups and measuring effect size as well as new methods for comparing quantiles. Many new regression methods have been added that include both parametric and nparametric techniques. The methods related to ANCOVA have been expanded considerably. New perspectives related to discrete distributions with a relatively small sample space are described as well as new results relevant to the shift function. The practical importance of these methods is illustrated using data from real world studies. The R package written for this book w contains over 1200 functions. New to this edition 35% revised contentCovers many new and improved R functionsNew techniques that deal with a wide range of situations|
|Author Biography||Rand R. Wilcox has a Ph.D. in psychometrics, and is a professor of psychology at the University of Southern California. Wilcox's main research interests are statistical methods, particularly robust methods for comparing groups and studying associations. He also collaborates with researchers in occupational therapy, gerontology, biology, education and psychology. Wilcox is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Applied Statistics and has concentrated much of his research in the area of ANOVA and Regression. Wilcox is the author of 12 books on statistics and has published many papers on robust methods. He is currently an Associate Editor for four statistics journals and has served on many editorial boards. He has given numerous invited talks and workshops on robust methods.|
|Author(s)||Rand R. Wilcox|
|Publisher||Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc|
|Date of Publication||19/09/2016|
|Subject||Science & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides|
|Series Title||Statistical Modeling and Decision Science|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||228262056|
|Place of Publication||San Diego|
|Country of Publication||United States|
|Imprint||Academic Press Inc|
|Edition Statement||4th edition|
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