David S. Moore's name has come to stand for exceptional clarity and invation within statistics textbooks, praised by students and instructors worldwide. The fourth edition of The Basic Practice of Statistics continues this trend by excelling both in presentation, features and pedagogy. A new 4-step process gives students the tools to solve complex problems and relate them to the real world. This fourth edition contains a CD-ROM and is also complemented by StatsPortal, one of the most advanced web-based supplements currently available.
DAVID S. MOORE is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, USA. He received his BA from Princeton (1962) and PhD from Cornell (1967), both in Mathematics. He has written many research papers in statistical theory and served on the editorial boards of several major journals. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as Programme Director for Statistics and Probability at the National Science Foundation. He was the 1998 President of the American Statistical Association.