Category Archives: Statistics

Introduction to Statistics Through Resampling Methods and R/S-PLUS

By Phillip I. Good

Stimulate studying via discovery

With its emphasis at the discovery procedure, this booklet permits readers to find suggestions on their lonesome instead of easily reproduction solutions or follow a formulation through rote. Readers will quick grasp and learn how to practice statistical tools, comparable to bootstrap, choice timber, and diversifications, to higher symbolize, document, try, and classify their examine findings. as well as conventional equipment, really good equipment are coated, permitting readers to choose and practice the best approach for his or her examine, including:

  • Tests and estimation systems for one, , and a number of samples
  • Model building
  • Multivariate analysis
  • Complex experimental design

Throughout the textual content, the R programming language is used to demonstrate new ideas and help readers in finishing workouts. Readers may well obtain the freely to be had R programming language from the web or reap the benefits of the menu-driven S-PLUS® program.

Written in a casual, hugely obtainable variety, this article is a wonderful advisor to descriptive records, estimation, trying out hypotheses, and version development. the entire pedagogical instruments had to facilitate speedy studying are provided:

  • More than 2 hundred workouts scattered during the textual content stimulate readers' considering and actively interact them in utilizing their newfound skills
  • Companion FTP web site offers entry to all facts units and courses mentioned within the text
  • Dozens of thought-provoking questions within the ultimate bankruptcy, challenge fixing, support readers in utilizing statistics to handle real-life problems
  • Instructor's handbook offers solutions to exercises
  • Helpful appendices contain an creation to S-PLUS® features

This textual content serves as a very good creation to stats for college kids in all disciplines. The available kind and concentrate on real-life challenge fixing are ideally suited for either scholars and practitioners.

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Applied Linear Regression

By Sanford Weisberg

Praise for the Third Edition

"...this is a wonderful e-book that may simply be used as a path text..."
—International Statistical Institute

The Fourth Edition of Applied Linear Regression provides an intensive replace of the fundamental thought and technique of linear regression modeling. Demonstrating the sensible purposes of linear regression research ideas, the Fourth Edition uses attention-grabbing, real-world workouts and examples.

Stressing principal ideas equivalent to version construction, realizing parameters, assessing healthy and reliability, and drawing conclusions, the recent variation illustrates the best way to enhance estimation, self belief, and checking out systems essentially by utilizing least squares regression. whereas protecting the obtainable charm of every past edition,Applied Linear Regression, Fourth Edition features:

  • Graphical equipment under pressure within the preliminary exploratory section, research section, and summarization section of an analysis
  • In-depth assurance of parameter estimates in either easy and intricate versions, ameliorations, and regression diagnostics
  • Newly extra fabric on themes together with trying out, ANOVA, and variance assumptions
  • Updated method, resembling bootstrapping, cross-validation binomial and Poisson regression, and smooth version choice methods

Applied Linear Regression, Fourth Edition is an exceptional textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level scholars, in addition to a suitable reference advisor for practitioners and utilized statisticians in engineering, enterprise management, economics, and the social sciences.

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Introduction to SPSS Statistics in Psychology: For Version 19 and Earlier (5th Edition)

By Duncan Cramer, Dennis Howitt

Advent to SPSS facts in Psychology, fifth variation deals accomplished and fascinating assurance of ways to hold out statistical analyses utilizing SPSS Statistics.

Fully up to date to incorporate a fair wider variety of statistical equipment and to include the most recent model of SPSS records, this article bargains transparent, step-by-step guide and suggestion to scholars on utilizing SPSS facts to examine mental information.

For each one statistical attempt, the textual content discusses

What the try out is used for
When you want to and shouldn’t use it
Data standards and any difficulties in usage
Step through step course on the right way to perform the try, utilizing color screenshots and labelled counsel on each one a part of the process
How to interpret and record the output
‘At a glance’ precis of steps taken to do every one test
Suitable for college students to take advantage of along lectures or independently whilst wanting to grips with SPSS Statistics.

This e-book is supported by way of a better half web site that includes a variety of assets to aid scholars of their stories. Self-test questions, extra datasets plus convenient fast publications to engaging in assessments can all be stumbled on at

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SPSS For Dummies

By Arthur Griffith

The enjoyable and pleasant advisor to the world's major statistical software

Predictive research software program (PASW), previously SPSS software program, is the top statistical software program utilized by commerical, govt, and educational companies around the globe to unravel company and study difficulties. It lets you speedy and simply observe new insights from info, try out hypotheses, and construct strong predictive models.

PASW facts For Dummies covers every little thing you want to recognize to wake up and working with this effective and sensible software.

  • PASW statistics is the prime statistical software program used to research info and create predictive versions; it's utilized by company, educational, and executive entities worldwide
  • This advisor explains the way to paintings with automated codebook new release and customise the variable view
  • Walks you thru the rounding process that's utilized in all calculations and explains utilizing predictive analysis
  • Shows the way to maximize your use of graph templates, and lots more and plenty more

Even when you have very little statistical or mathematical historical past, PASW records For Dummies will enable you to generate statistical help and decision-making info quick and easily.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not incorporated as a part of booklet file.

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Understanding Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences, 10th Edition

By Robert R. Pagano

In accordance with over 30 years of winning instructing adventure during this path, Robert Pagano's introductory textual content takes an intuitive, concepts-based method of descriptive and inferential information. He makes use of the signal try out to introduce inferential records, empirically derived sampling distributions, many visible aids, and many attention-grabbing examples to advertise reader figuring out. one of many hallmarks of this article is the optimistic suggestions from users--even these no longer mathematically prone compliment the textual content for its readability, unique presentation, and use of humor to assist make options obtainable and noteworthy. Thorough motives precede the creation of each formulation, and the routines that instantly persist with comprise a step by step version that shall we readers evaluate their paintings opposed to totally solved examples. this mixture makes the textual content excellent for someone development their origin of data for reading information in psychology or different social and behavioral sciences.

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For and Against Method: Including Lakatos's Lectures on Scientific Method and the Lakatos-Feyerabend Correspondence

By Imre Lakatos

The paintings that helped to figure out Paul Feyerabend's reputation and notoriety, Against Method, stemmed from Imre Lakatos's problem: "In 1970 Imre cornered me at a celebration. 'Paul,' he stated, 'you have such unusual principles. Why do not you write them down? I shall write a answer, we submit the whole lot and that i promise you—we shall have loads of fun.' " even if Lakatos died sooner than he might write his answer, For and opposed to Method reconstructs his unique counter-arguments from lectures and correspondence formerly unpublished in English, permitting us to benefit from the "fun" of this century's most outstanding philosophers had, matching their wits and concepts almost about the clinical method.

For and opposed to Method opens with an imaginary discussion among Lakatos and Feyerabend, which Matteo Motterlini has developed, in keeping with their released works, to synthesize their positions and arguments. half one provides the transcripts of the final lectures on technique that Lakatos introduced. half , Feyerabend's reaction, comprises a formerly released essay on anarchism, which begun the assault on Lakatos's place that Feyerabend later persevered in Against Method. The 3rd and longest part comprises the correspondence Lakatos and Feyerabend exchanged on procedure and plenty of different matters and concepts, in addition to the occasions in their day-by-day lives, among 1968 and Lakatos's dying in 1974.

The satisfaction Lakatos and Feyerabend took in philosophical debate, and the savour with which they sparred, come to existence back in For and opposed to Method, making it crucial and energetic examining for someone drawn to those interesting and arguable thinkers and their vast contributions to philosophy of science.

"The writings during this quantity are of substantial highbrow significance, and should be of significant curiosity to a person all in favour of the improvement of the philosophical perspectives of Lakatos and Feyerabend, or certainly with the advance of philosophy of technological know-how more often than not in this an important period."—Donald Gillies, British magazine for the Philosophy of Science (on the Italian edition)

"A stimulating alternate of letters among philosophical entertainers."—Tariq Ali, The Independent

Imre Lakatos (1922-1974) was once professor of common sense on the London tuition of Economics. He was once the writer of Proofs and Refutations and the two-volume Philosophical Papers. Paul Feyerabend (1924-1994) was once expert in Europe and held quite a few educating posts all through his occupation. between his books are Against Method; Science in a unfastened Society; Farewell to Reason; and Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend, the final released via the collage of Chicago Press.

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Parallel Computing for Data Science: With Examples in R, C++ and CUDA (Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series)

Parallel Computing for facts technology: With Examples in R, C++ and CUDA is among the first parallel computing books to pay attention completely on parallel info buildings, algorithms, software program instruments, and functions in info technology. It contains examples not just from the vintage "n observations, p variables" matrix structure but additionally from time sequence, community graph versions, and diverse different constructions universal in facts technology. The examples illustrate the variety of matters encountered in parallel programming.

With the focus on computation, the booklet exhibits the best way to compute on 3 different types of systems: multicore platforms, clusters, and pics processing devices (GPUs). It additionally discusses software program applications that span a couple of form of and will be used from a couple of kind of programming language. Readers will locate that the basis validated during this booklet will generalize good to different languages, reminiscent of Python and Julia.

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Applying Generalized Linear Models (Springer Texts in Statistics)

This booklet describes how generalised linear modelling systems can be utilized in lots of diversified fields, with no changing into entangled in difficulties of statistical inference. the writer indicates the harmony of some of the established versions and offers readers with a style of many alternative parts, equivalent to survival types, time sequence, and spatial research, and in their cohesion. As such, this booklet will attract utilized statisticians and to scientists having a simple grounding in sleek data. With many routines on the finish of every bankruptcy, it is going to both represent a superb textual content for instructing utilized information scholars and non- data majors. The reader is believed to have wisdom of easy statistical rules, even if from a Bayesian, frequentist, or direct chance standpoint, being primary at the very least with the research of the easier common linear versions, regression and ANOVA.

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Essentials of Statistical Inference (Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics)

By G. A. Young

This textbook provides the recommendations and effects underlying the Bayesian, frequentist, and Fisherian methods to statistical inference, with specific emphasis at the contrasts among them. geared toward complex undergraduates and graduate scholars in arithmetic and comparable disciplines, it covers uncomplicated mathematical concept in addition to extra complicated fabric, together with such modern issues as Bayesian computation, higher-order chance thought, predictive inference, bootstrap equipment, and conditional inference.

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