Statistics

a first course

Author: John E. Freund,Benjamin M. Perles

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130466532

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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This book offers a straightforward, “nuts and bolts” , introduction to statistics. The explanations are clear and simple and minimize calculations where possible. A diverse range of applications and examples are presented to make the materials appealing to a wide range of learners. The Eighth Edition features new problems, more real data based examples and exercises, and fuller integration of technology. For individuals beginning a study of statistics.

Statistics

A First Course

Author: John E. Freund,Benjamin M. Perles

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780139599095

Category: Mathematics

Page: 532

View: 2456

Provides a strong underpinning for subsequent academic and professiuonal activities.

Business Statistics

Author: David M. Levine,Timothy C. Krehbiel,Mark L. Berenson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780273770923

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 621

View: 934

'Business Statistics' teaches students how statistics are used in each functional area of business. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect the latest data and information, and now includes a new problem-solving framework to help guide students through the material.

Statistics

A First Course

Author: Donald H. Sanders,Robert K. Smidt

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780072295474

Category: Statistics

Page: 664

View: 6565

The main difference between this text and many others is that an attempt is made here to present material in a rather relaxed and informal way without omitting important concepts. The text demonstrates the wide range of relevant issues and questions that can be addressed with the help of statistical analysis techniques by presenting over 1,750 realistic problems that arise often in health care, the social and physical sciences, education, business and economics, engineering, and leisure activities. It also convinces your students that statistics is "do-able" by including real data that students have collected and analyzed for class assignments and projects. Additionally, the text utilizes an intuitive, common sense approach (including occasional humorous situation or ridiculous name) to develop concepts whenever possible. "Statistics: A First Course" employs widely available, inexpensive technologies--particularly Minitab and the TI-83 graphing calculator. We also explore the use of the World Wide Web to collect data, providing students with the means to obtain up-to-date information without leaving their desks. In short this book is written to communicate with students rather than to lecture to them, and its intent is to convince readers that the study of statistics can be a lively, interesting, and rewarding experience!

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology

A First Course

Author: Fabio Sani,John Todman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405150386

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 9210

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics. Invaluable to all psychology students needing a firm grasp of the basics, but tackling of some of the topic’s more complex, controversial issues will also fire the imagination of more ambitious students. Covers different aspects of experimental design, including dependent versus independent variables, levels of treatment, experimental control, random versus systematic errors, and within versus between subjects design. Provides detailed instructions on how to perform statistical tests with SPSS. Downloadable instructor resources to supplement and support your lectures can be found at www.blackwellpublishing.com/sani and include sample chapters, test questions, SPSS data sets, and figures and tables from the book.

Business Statistics

A First Course

Author: Norean Radke Sharpe,Richard D. De Veaux,Paul F. Velleman

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134182445

Category: Commercial statistics

Page: 640

View: 8360

For one-semester courses in business statistics. This text offers a streamlined presentation of Business Statistics, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman. Better Decisions. Better Results. Business Statistics: A First Course, Third Edition, by Sharpe, De Veaux, and Velleman, narrows the gap between theory and practice—relevant statistical methods empower business students to make effective, data-informed decisions. With their unique blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences, this dynamic author team brings a modern edge to teaching statistics to business students. Focusing on statistics in the context of real business issues–with an emphasis on analysis and understanding over computation–the text helps students think analytically, prepares them to make better business decisions, and shows them how to effectively communicate results. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMathLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyMathLab, search for: 0134462726 / 9780134462721 Business Statistics: A First Course Plus NEW MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134182448 / 9780134182445 Business Statistics: A First Course 032192147X / 9780321921475 MyStatLab for Business Statistics -- Glue-In Access Card 0321929713 / 9780321929716 MyStatLab for Business Statistics Sticker

The Book of R

A First Course in Programming and Statistics

Author: Tilman M. Davies

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593277792

Category: Computers

Page: 832

View: 5255

The Book of R is a comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to R, the world’s most popular programming language for statistical analysis. Even if you have no programming experience and little more than a grounding in the basics of mathematics, you’ll find everything you need to begin using R effectively for statistical analysis. You’ll start with the basics, like how to handle data and write simple programs, before moving on to more advanced topics, like producing statistical summaries of your data and performing statistical tests and modeling. You’ll even learn how to create impressive data visualizations with R’s basic graphics tools and contributed packages, like ggplot2 and ggvis, as well as interactive 3D visualizations using the rgl package. Dozens of hands-on exercises (with downloadable solutions) take you from theory to practice, as you learn: –The fundamentals of programming in R, including how to write data frames, create functions, and use variables, statements, and loops –Statistical concepts like exploratory data analysis, probabilities, hypothesis tests, and regression modeling, and how to execute them in R –How to access R’s thousands of functions, libraries, and data sets –How to draw valid and useful conclusions from your data –How to create publication-quality graphics of your results Combining detailed explanations with real-world examples and exercises, this book will provide you with a solid understanding of both statistics and the depth of R’s functionality. Make The Book of R your doorway into the growing world of data analysis.

A First Course in Statistics for Signal Analysis

Author: Wojbor A. Woyczynski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780817681012

Category: Mathematics

Page: 261

View: 5361

This self-contained and user-friendly textbook is designed for a first, one-semester course in statistical signal analysis for a broad audience of students in engineering and the physical sciences. The emphasis throughout is on fundamental concepts and relationships in the statistical theory of stationary random signals, which are explained in a concise, yet rigorous presentation. With abundant practice exercises and thorough explanations, A First Course in Statistics for Signal Analysis is an excellent tool for both teaching students and training laboratory scientists and engineers. Improvements in the second edition include considerably expanded sections, enhanced precision, and more illustrative figures.

A First Course in Quality Engineering

Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition

Author: K.S. Krishnamoorthi,V. Ram Krishnamoorthi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439840342

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 634

View: 1000

Completely revised and updated, A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition contains virtually all the information an engineer needs to function as a quality engineer. The authors not only break things down very simply but also give a full understanding of why each topic covered is essential to learning proper quality management. They present the information in a manner that builds a strong foundation in quality management without overwhelming readers. See what’s new in the new edition: Reflects changes in the latest revision of the ISO 9000 Standards and the Baldrige Award criteria Includes new mini-projects and examples throughout Incorporates Lean methods for reducing cycle time, increasing throughput, and reducing waste Contains increased coverage of strategic planning This text covers management and statistical methods of quality engineering in an integrative manner, unlike other books on the subject that focus primarily on one of the two areas of quality. The authors illustrate the use of quality methods with examples drawn from their consulting work, using a reader-friendly style that makes the material approachable and encourages self-study. They cover the must-know fundamentals of probability and statistics and make extensive use of computer software to illustrate the use of the computer in solving quality problems. Reorganized to make the book suitable for self study, the second edition discusses how to design Total Quality System that works. With detailed coverage of the management and statistical tools needed to make the system perform well, the book provides a useful reference for professionals who need to implement quality systems in any environment and candidates preparing for the exams to qualify as a certified quality engineer (CQE).

Business Statistics: A First Course, Global Edition

Author: David M. Levine,Kathryn A. Szabat,David F. Stephan

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292096020

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

View: 9113

Statistics is essential for all business majors, and this text helps students see the role statistics will play in their own careers by providing examples drawn from all functional areas of business. Guided by principles set by major statistical and business science associations (ASA and DSI), plus the authors’ diverse experiences, the Seventh Edition of Levine/Szabat/Stephan’s Business Statistics: A First Course continues to innovate and improve the way this course is taught to all students. This brief version, created to fit the needs of a one-semester course, is part of the established Berenson/Levine series. MyStatLab not included. Students, if MyStatLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyStatLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyStatLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

A First Course in Order Statistics

Author: Barry C. Arnold,N. Balakrishnan,H. N. Nagaraja

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 0898716489

Category: Mathematics

Page: 279

View: 9986

This updated classic text will aid readers in understanding much of the current literature on order statistics: a flourishing field of study that is essential for any practising statistician and a vital part of the training for students in statistics. Written in a simple style that requires no advanced mathematical or statistical background, the book introduces the general theory of order statistics and their applications. The book covers topics such as distribution theory for order statistics from continuous and discrete populations, moment relations, bounds and approximations, order statistics in statistical inference and characterisation results, and basic asymptotic theory. There is also a short introduction to record values and related statistics. The authors have updated the text with suggestions for further reading that may be used for self-study. Written for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in statistics and mathematics, practising statisticians, engineers, climatologists, economists, and biologists.

A First Course in Statistics

Author: James T. McClave,Terry T Sincich

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134080793

Category: Mathematics

Page: 624

View: 1835

For courses in introductory statistics. A Contemporary Classic Classic, yet contemporary; theoretical, yet applied–McClave & Sincich’s A First Course in Statistics gives you the best of both worlds. This text offers a trusted, comprehensive introduction to statistics that emphasizes inference and integrates real data throughout. The authors stress the development of statistical thinking, the assessment of credibility, and value of the inferences made from data. This new edition is extensively revised with an eye on clearer, more concise language throughout the text and in the exercises. Ideal for one- or two-semester courses in introductory statistics, this text assumes a mathematical background of basic algebra. Flexibility is built in for instructors who teach a more advanced course, with optional footnotes about calculus and the underlying theory. Also available with MyStatLab MyStatLab™ is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. For this edition, MyStatLab offers 30% new and updated exercises. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134090438 / 9780134090436 * Statistics Plus New MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134080211 / 9780134080215 * Statistics 0321847997 / 9780321847997 * My StatLab Glue-in Access Card 032184839X / 9780321848390 * MyStatLab Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages

Statistics for Mathematicians

A Rigorous First Course

Author: Victor M. Panaretos

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 3319283413

Category: Mathematics

Page: 177

View: 6401

This textbook provides a coherent introduction to the main concepts and methods of one-parameter statistical inference. Intended for students of Mathematics taking their first course in Statistics, the focus is on Statistics for Mathematicians rather than on Mathematical Statistics. The goal is not to focus on the mathematical/theoretical aspects of the subject, but rather to provide an introduction to the subject tailored to the mindset and tastes of Mathematics students, who are sometimes turned off by the informal nature of Statistics courses. This book can be used as the basis for an elementary semester-long first course on Statistics with a firm sense of direction that does not sacrifice rigor. The deeper goal of the text is to attract the attention of promising Mathematics students.