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Introducing Statistics

Introducing Statistics

  • Author: Graham Upton,Ian Cook
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199148011
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 480
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Introducing Statistics has been revised to meet the requirements of all the new A Level specifications. It covers in one volume all the statistics required by students taking single-subject Advanced Level Mathematics and also provides the basis for a first course in statistics in higher education. This is a highly accessible resource, supported by clear illustrations, nearly 200 worked examples, and packed with examination style questions. Suggestions for practical work and for calculator and computer exercises are included.

Introducing Statistics

Introducing Statistics

A Graphic Guide

  • Author: Eileen Magnello
  • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1848317735
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 176
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From the medicine we take, the treatments we receive, the aptitude and psychometric tests given by employers, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear to even the beer we drink, statistics have given shape to the world we inhabit. For the media, statistics are routinely 'damning', 'horrifying', or, occasionally, 'encouraging'. Yet, for all their ubiquity, most of us really don't know what to make of statistics. Exploring the history, mathematics, philosophy and practical use of statistics, Eileen Magnello - accompanied by Bill Mayblin's intelligent graphic illustration - traces the rise of statistics from the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Chinese, to the censuses of Romans and the Greeks, and the modern emergence of the term itself in Europe. She explores the 'vital statistics' of, in particular, William Farr, and the mathematical statistics of Karl Pearson and R.A. Fisher.She even tells how knowledge of statistics can prolong one's life, as it did for evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould, given eight months to live after a cancer diagnoses in 1982 - and he lived until 2002. This title offers an enjoyable, surprise-filled tour through a subject that is both fascinating and crucial to understanding our world.

Introducing Statistics

Introducing Statistics

  • Author: Hyman Alterman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Statistics
  • Page: 256
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Introducing statistics for social research

Introducing statistics for social research

step-by-step calculations and computer techniques using SPSS

  • Author: Duncan Cramer
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 318
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Introduction To Statistics

Introduction To Statistics

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Academic Publishers
  • ISBN: 9788189781569
  • Category:
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Pascal, Fermat und die Berechnung des Glücks

Pascal, Fermat und die Berechnung des Glücks

eine Reise in die Geschichte der Mathematik

  • Author: Keith J. Devlin
  • Publisher: C.H.Beck
  • ISBN: 9783406590993
  • Category: Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie - Geschichte
  • Page: 204
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Der Autor stellt die Entstehung der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und den damit verbundenen Wandel des menschlichen Alltagslebens dar.

Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

Statistics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself

  • Author: Alan Graham
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1473652014
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 320
  • View: 6899
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Do you need to gain confidence with handling numbers and formulae? Do you want a clear, step-by-step guide to the key concepts and principles of statistics? Nearly all aspects of our lives can be subject to statistical analysis. Statistics: An Introduction shows you how to interpret, analyze and present figures. Assuming minimal knowledge of maths and using examples from a wide variety of everyday contexts, this book makes often complex concepts and techniques easy to get to grips with. This new edition has been fully updated. Whether you want to understand the statistics that you are bombarded with every day or are a student or professional coming to statistics from a wide range of disciplines, Statistics: An Introduction covers it all.

Introduction to Statistics

Introduction to Statistics

The Nonparametric Way

  • Author: Gottfried E. Noether
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1461209439
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 415
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The introductory statistics course presents serious pedagogical problems to the instructor. For the great majority of students, the course represents the only formal contact with statistical thinking that he or she will have in college. Students come from many different fields of study, and a large number suffer from math anxiety. Thus, an instructor who is willing to settle for some limited objectives will have a much better chance of success than an instructor who aims for a broad exposure to statistics. Many statisticians agree that the primary objective of the introductory statistics course is to introduce students to variability and uncertainty and how to cope with them when drawing inferences from observed data. Addi tionally, the introductory COurse should enable students to handle a limited number of useful statistical techniques. The present text, which is the successor to the author's Introduction to Statistics: A Nonparametric Approach (Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1976), tries to meet these objectives by introducing the student to the ba sic ideas of estimation and hypothesis testing early in the course after a rather brief introduction to data organization and some simple ideas about probability. Estimation and hypothesis testing are discussed in terms of the two-sample problem, which is both conceptually simpler and more realistic than the one-sample problem that customarily serves as the basis for the discussion of statistical inference.

Statistik-Workshop für Programmierer

Statistik-Workshop für Programmierer

  • Author: Allen B. Downey
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
  • ISBN: 3868993436
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 160
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Wenn Sie programmieren können, beherrschen Sie bereits Techniken, um aus Daten Wissen zu extrahieren. Diese kompakte Einführung in die Statistik zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie rechnergestützt, anstatt auf mathematischem Weg Datenanalysen mit Python durchführen können. Praktischer Programmier-Workshop statt grauer Theorie: Das Buch führt Sie anhand eines durchgängigen Fallbeispiels durch eine vollständige Datenanalyse -- von der Datensammlung über die Berechnung statistischer Kennwerte und Identifikation von Mustern bis hin zum Testen statistischer Hypothesen. Gleichzeitig werden Sie mit statistischen Verteilungen, den Regeln der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, Visualisierungsmöglichkeiten und vielen anderen Arbeitstechniken und Konzepten vertraut gemacht. Statistik-Konzepte zum Ausprobieren: Entwickeln Sie über das Schreiben und Testen von Code ein Verständnis für die Grundlagen von Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung und Statistik: Überprüfen Sie das Verhalten statistischer Merkmale durch Zufallsexperimente, zum Beispiel indem Sie Stichproben aus unterschiedlichen Verteilungen ziehen. Nutzen Sie Simulationen, um Konzepte zu verstehen, die auf mathematischem Weg nur schwer zugänglich sind. Lernen Sie etwas über Themen, die in Einführungen üblicherweise nicht vermittelt werden, beispielsweise über die Bayessche Schätzung. Nutzen Sie Python zur Bereinigung und Aufbereitung von Rohdaten aus nahezu beliebigen Quellen. Beantworten Sie mit den Mitteln der Inferenzstatistik Fragestellungen zu realen Daten.

Fundamental Statistics for Social Research

Fundamental Statistics for Social Research

Step-by-Step Calculations and Computer Techniques Using SPSS for Windows

  • Author: Duncan Cramer
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134693249
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 478
  • View: 929
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This accessible introduction to statistics using the program SPSS for Windows explains when to apply and how to calculate and interpret a wide range of statistical procedures commonly used in the social sciences. Keeping statistical symbols and formulae to a minimum and using simple examples, this book: * assumes no prior knowledge of statistics or computing * includes a concise introduction to the program SPSS for Windows * describes a wider range of tests than other introductory texts * contains a comprehensive range of exercises with answers Fundamental Statistics for Social Research covers SPSS Release 6 for Windows 3.1 and Release 7 for Windows 95. It will prove an invaluable introductory statistics text for students, and a useful resource for graduates and professionals engaged in research in the social sciences.

Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences, Second Edition

Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences, Second Edition

  • Author: Claus Thorn Ekstrom,Helle Sørensen
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1482238934
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 526
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A Hands-On Approach to Teaching Introductory Statistics Expanded with over 100 more pages, Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences, Second Edition presents the right balance of data examples, statistical theory, and computing to teach introductory statistics to students in the life sciences. This popular textbook covers the mathematics underlying classical statistical analysis, the modeling aspects of statistical analysis and the biological interpretation of results, and the application of statistical software in analyzing real-world problems and datasets. New to the Second Edition A new chapter on non-linear regression models A new chapter that contains examples of complete data analyses, illustrating how a full-fledged statistical analysis is undertaken Additional exercises in most chapters A summary of statistical formulas related to the specific designs used to teach the statistical concepts This text provides a computational toolbox that enables students to analyze real datasets and gain the confidence and skills to undertake more sophisticated analyses. Although accessible with any statistical software, the text encourages a reliance on R. For those new to R, an introduction to the software is available in an appendix. The book also includes end-of-chapter exercises as well as an entire chapter of case exercises that help students apply their knowledge to larger datasets and learn more about approaches specific to the life sciences.

Introductory Statistics

Introductory Statistics

  • Author: Sheldon M. Ross
  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • ISBN: 9780080922102
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 848
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Introductory Statistics, Third Edition, presents statistical concepts and techniques in a manner that will teach students not only how and when to utilize the statistical procedures developed, but also to understand why these procedures should be used. This book offers a unique historical perspective, profiling prominent statisticians and historical events in order to motivate learning. To help guide students towards independent learning, exercises and examples using real issues and real data (e.g., stock price models, health issues, gender issues, sports, scientific fraud) are provided. The chapters end with detailed reviews of important concepts and formulas, key terms, and definitions that are useful study tools. Data sets from text and exercise material are available for download in the text website. This text is designed for introductory non-calculus based statistics courses that are offered by mathematics and/or statistics departments to undergraduate students taking a semester course in basic Statistics or a year course in Probability and Statistics. Unique historical perspective profiling prominent statisticians and historical events to motivate learning by providing interest and context Use of exercises and examples helps guide the student towards indpendent learning using real issues and real data, e.g. stock price models, health issues, gender issues, sports, scientific fraud. Summary/Key Terms- chapters end with detailed reviews of important concepts and formulas, key terms and definitions which are useful to students as study tools

Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies

Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies

An Introduction

  • Author: Peter O'Donoghue
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136479287
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 416
  • View: 1779
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Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies guides the student through the full research process, from selecting the most appropriate statistical procedure, to analysing data, to the presentation of results, illustrating every key step in the process with clear examples, case-studies and data taken from real sport and exercise settings. Every chapter includes a range of features designed to help the student grasp the underlying concepts and relate each statistical procedure to their own research project, including definitions of key terms, practical exercises, worked examples and clear summaries. The book also offers an in-depth and practical guide to using SPSS in sport and exercise research, the most commonly used data analysis software in sport and exercise departments. In addition, a companion website includes more than 100 downloadable data sets and work sheets for use in or out of the classroom, full solutions to exercises contained in the book, plus over 1,300 PowerPoint slides for use by tutors and lecturers. Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies is a complete, user-friendly introduction to the use of statistical tests, techniques and procedures in sport, exercise and related subjects. Visit the companion website at: www.routledge.com/cw/odonoghue

Clinical Statistics: Introducing Clinical Trials, Survival Analysis, and Longitudinal Data Analysis

Clinical Statistics: Introducing Clinical Trials, Survival Analysis, and Longitudinal Data Analysis

  • Author: Olga Korosteleva
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • ISBN: 076378771X
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 120
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Clinical Statistics: Introducing Clinical Trials, Survival Analysis, and Longitudinal Data Analysis provides the mathematic background necessary for students preparing for a career as a statistician in the biomedical field. The manual explains the steps a clinical statistician must take in clinical trials from protocol writing to subject randomization, to data monitoring, and on to writing a final report to the FDA. All of the necessary fundamentals of statistical analysis: survival and longitudinal data analysis are included. SAS procedures are explained with simple examples and the mathematics behind these SAS procedures are covered in detail with the statistical software program SAS which is implemented throughout the text. Complete codes are given for every example found in the text. The exercises featured throughout the guide are both theoretical and applied making it appropriate for those moving on to different clinical settings. Students will find Clinical Statistics to be a handy lab reference for coursework and in their future careers.

Statistics Introduction

Statistics Introduction

  • Author: Mezbahur Rahman,Deepak Sanjel,Han Wu
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781465246929
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 170
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Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education

Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education

A Joint ICMI/IASE Study: The 18th ICMI Study

  • Author: Carmen Batanero,Gail Burrill,Chris Reading
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9789400711310
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 425
  • View: 8072
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Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education results from the Joint ICMI/IASE Study Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics: Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education. Oriented to analyse the teaching of statistics in school and to recommend improvements in the training of mathematics teachers to encourage success in preparing statistically literate students, the volume provides a picture of the current situation in both the teaching of school statistics and the pre-service education of mathematics teachers. A primary goal of Teaching Statistics in School Mathematics-Challenges for Teaching and Teacher Education is to describe the essential elements of statistics, teacher’s professional knowledge and their learning experiences. Moreover, a research agenda that invites new research, while building from current knowledge, is developed. Recommendations about strategies and materials, available to train prospective teachers in university and in-service teachers who have not been adequately prepared, are also accessible to the reader.

Modern Interdisciplinary University Statistics Education

Modern Interdisciplinary University Statistics Education

Proceedings of a Symposium

  • Author: Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Research Council
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309586380
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 138
  • View: 2772
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This book examines how the discipline of statistics should respond to the changing environment in which statisticians work. What does the academic, industry, and government customer need? How can the content of courses and of the overall statistics educational experience be arranged to address the customer's needs? Interdisciplinary needs are described, and successful university programs in interdisciplinary statistics are detailed.