Category Archives: Statistics

An Introduction to Queueing Theory: Modeling and Analysis in Applications (Statistics for Industry and Technology)

By U. Narayan Bhat

This introductory textbook is designed for a one-semester direction on queueing conception that doesn't require a direction in stochastic procedures as a prerequisite. through integrating the mandatory heritage on stochastic approaches with the research of types, this publication offers a foundational creation to the modeling and research of queueing platforms for a extensive interdisciplinary viewers of scholars. Containing routines and examples, this quantity can be used as a textbook by way of first-year graduate and upper-level undergraduate scholars. The paintings can also be beneficial as a self-study reference for purposes and additional research.

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Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets (3rd Edition)

By Stephen G. Powell, Kenneth R. Baker

Now in its 3rd version, Management Science is helping enterprise pros achieve the basic abilities had to advance genuine services in company modeling. the most important swap within the textual content is the conversion of software program from Crystal Ball to danger Solver to mirror adjustments within the box. extra assurance of administration technology issues has been extra. Broader assurance of Excel demonstrates tips to create types. extra open-ended case reviews which are much less established have additionally been incorporated in addition to new routines. those adjustments may help enterprise execs how to practice the data within the box.

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All of Nonparametric Statistics (Springer Texts in Statistics)

By Larry Wasserman

This textual content offers the reader with a unmarried booklet the place they could locate bills of a couple of up to date concerns in nonparametric inference. The publication is geared toward Masters or PhD point scholars in facts, machine technology, and engineering. it's also compatible for researchers who are looking to wake up to hurry quick on smooth nonparametric equipment. It covers a variety of subject matters together with the bootstrap, the nonparametric delta technique, nonparametric regression, density estimation, orthogonal functionality equipment, minimax estimation, nonparametric self assurance units, and wavelets. The book’s twin procedure incorporates a mix of method and theory.

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Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict

By Kelly M. Greenhill

Big, interesting numbers are usually utilized in coverage debates and media reporting: "At least 200,000-250,000 humans died within the struggle in Bosnia." "There are 3 million baby infantrymen in Africa." "More than 650,000 civilians were killed as a result of U.S. career of Iraq." "Between 600,000 and 800,000 girls are trafficked throughout borders each year." "Money laundering represents up to 10 percentage of worldwide GDP." "Internet baby porn is a $20 billion-a-year industry."

Peter Andreas and Kelly M. Greenhill see just one challenge: those numbers are most likely fake. Their persevered use and abuse mirror a miles better and troubling trend: policymakers and the media naively or intentionally settle for hugely politicized and questionable statistical claims approximately actions which are super tough to degree. therefore, we too frequently develop into trapped by means of those legendary numbers, with perverse and counterproductive consequences.

This challenge exists in myriad coverage nation-states. however it is very said in data regarding the politically charged nation-states of world crime and conflict-numbers of individuals killed in massacres and through genocides, the scale of refugee flows, the importance of the illicit international alternate in medicines and humans, and so forth. In Sex, medications, and physique Counts, political scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, and coverage analysts significantly study the murky origins of a few of those information and hint their impressive proliferation. additionally they examine the normal metrics used to guage coverage effectiveness in battling difficulties comparable to terrorist financing, intercourse trafficking, and the drug trade.

Contributors: Peter Andreas, Brown collage; Thomas J. Biersteker, Graduate Institute of overseas and improvement Studies-Geneva; Sue E. Eckert, Brown collage; David A. Feingold, Ophidian study Institute and UNESCO; H. Richard Friman, Marquette college; Kelly M. Greenhill, Tufts college and Harvard college; John Hagan, Northwestern collage; Lara J. Nettelfield, Institut Barcelona D'Estudis Internacionals and Simon Fraser college; Wenona Rymond-Richmond, college of Massachusetts Amherst; Winifred Tate, Colby university; Kay B. Warren, Brown University

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Statistical Analysis: Microsoft Excel 2013

Use Excel 2013’s statistical instruments to remodel your info into knowledge

Conrad Carlberg indicates find out how to use Excel 2013 to accomplish middle statistical initiatives each company expert, pupil, and researcher should still grasp. utilizing real-world examples, Carlberg is helping you opt the fitting approach for every challenge and get the main out of Excel’s statistical beneficial properties, together with lately brought consistency capabilities. alongside the best way, he clarifies complicated statistical terminology and is helping you stay away from universal mistakes.

You’ll how to use correlation and regression, study variance and covariance, and try statistical hypotheses utilizing the conventional, binomial, t, and F distributions. that can assist you make actual inferences according to samples from a inhabitants, this version provides extra chapters on inferential facts, protecting an important subject matters starting from experimental layout to the statistical strength of F tests.

 

Becoming knowledgeable with Excel records hasn't ever been more straightforward! You’ll locate crystal-clear directions, insider insights, and whole step by step projects—all complemented by means of vast web-based resources.

  • Master Excel’s most valuable descriptive and inferential statistical tools
  • Tell the reality with statistics—and realize while others don’t
  • Accurately summarize units of values
  • Infer a population’s features from a sample’s frequency distribution
  • Explore correlation and regression to benefit how variables flow in tandem
  • Use Excel consistency capabilities equivalent to STDEV.S() and STDEV.P()
  • Test ameliorations among potential utilizing z checks, t exams, and Excel’s information research Add-in
  • Use ANOVA to check alterations among greater than means
  • Explore statistical energy through manipulating suggest variations, ordinary error, directionality, and alpha
  • Take benefit of suggested PivotTables, fast research, and different Excel 2013 shortcuts

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Stochastic Models, Statistics and Their Applications (Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, Volume 122)

This quantity provides the most recent advances and developments in stochastic versions and similar statistical approaches. chosen peer-reviewed contributions specialise in statistical inference, qc, change-point research and detection, empirical procedures, time sequence research, survival research and reliability, records for stochastic approaches, vast info in expertise and the sciences, statistical genetics, test layout, and stochastic versions in engineering.

Stochastic types and comparable statistical tactics play an immense half in furthering our figuring out of the difficult difficulties presently bobbing up in components of program equivalent to the common sciences, details know-how, engineering, photo research, genetics, power and finance, to call yet a few.

This assortment arises from the twelfth Workshop on Stochastic versions, records and Their purposes, Wroclaw, Poland.

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Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers

By George C. Runger

Applied data and likelihood for Engineers, sixth Edition offers a realistic procedure orientated to engineering in addition to chemical and actual sciences. scholars learn the way the cloth might be appropriate of their careers throughout the integration all through of particular challenge units that replicate reasonable purposes and events. Applied facts, 6e is appropriate for both a one- or two-term path in chance and facts. The sixth version of this article specializes in genuine engineering purposes and genuine engineering suggestions whereas together with fabric at the bootstrap, elevated emphasis at the use of P-value, assurance of equivalence checking out, combining p-values, many new examples and fully revised homework sections.

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Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 (Strüngmann Forum Reports)

By Gerd Gigerenzer, J.A. Muir Gray

Contrary to well known opinion, one of many major difficulties in offering uniformly very good health and wellbeing care isn't really loss of cash yet lack of expertise -- at the a part of either medical professionals and sufferers. The stories during this ebook convey that many medical professionals and so much sufferers do not realize the on hand clinical facts. either sufferers and medical professionals are "risk illiterate" -- often not able to inform the adaptation among real probability and relative possibility. extra, unwarranted disparity in remedy judgements is the rule of thumb instead of the exception within the usa and Europe. All of this contributes to a lot wasted spending in well-being care. The participants to Better medical professionals, larger sufferers, higher Decisions examine the roots of the matter, from the emphasis in clinical examine on expertise and blockbuster medications to the inability of schooling for either medical professionals and sufferers. They demand a brand new, extra enlightened future health care, with larger scientific schooling, journals that record learn results thoroughly and transparently, and sufferers in command of their own clinical documents, no longer petrified of data yet capable of use them to make educated judgements approximately their treatments.

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