Statistics Tables

For Mathematicians, Engineers, Economists and the Behavioural and Management Sciences

Author: Henry R. Neave

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 96

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For three decades, Henry Neave’s Statistics Tables has been the gold standard for all students taking an introductory statistical methods course as part of their wider degree in a host of disciplines including mathematics, economics, business and management, geography and psychology. The period has seen a large increase in the level of mathematics and statistics required to achieve these qualifications and Statistics Tables has helped several generations of students meet their goals. All the features of the first edition are retained including the full range of best-known standard statistical techniques, as well as some lesser-known methods that can be hard to track down elsewhere. The explanatory introductions to each section have been updated and the second edition benefits from the inclusion of a valuable and comprehensive new section on an approach to simple but powerful investigation of process data. This will help the book continue in its position as the prime statistical reference for all students of mathematics, engineering and the social sciences, and everyone who needs effective methods for analysing data.

Practical Statistics for Environmental and Biological Scientists

Author: John Townend

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons


Category: Science

Page: 272

View: 934

All students and researchers in environmental and biologicalsciences require statistical methods at some stage of their work.Many have a preconception that statistics are difficult andunpleasant and find that the textbooks available are difficult tounderstand. Practical Statistics for Environmental and BiologicalScientists provides a concise, user-friendly, non-technicalintroduction to statistics. The book covers planning and designingan experiment, how to analyse and present data, and the limitationsand assumptions of each statistical method. The text does not referto a specific computer package but descriptions of how to carry outthe tests and interpret the results are based on the approachesused by most of the commonly used packages, e.g. Excel, MINITAB andSPSS. Formulae are kept to a minimum and relevant examples areincluded throughout the text.

Quantitative and Statistical Approaches to Geography

A Practical Manual

Author: John A. Matthews

Publisher: Elsevier


Category: Science

Page: 218

View: 584

Quantitative and Statistical Approaches to Geography: A Practical Manual is a practical introduction to some quantitative and statistical techniques of use to geographers and related scientists. This book is composed of 15 chapters, each begins with an outline of the purpose and necessary mechanics of a technique or group of techniques and is concluded with exercises and the particular approach adopted. These exercises aim to enhance student's ability to use the techniques as part of the process by which sound judgments are made according to scientific standards while tackling complex problems. After a brief introduction to the principles of quantitative and statistical geography, this book goes on dealing with the topics of measures of central tendency; probability statements and maps; the problem of time-dependence, time-series analysis, non-normality, and data transformations; and the elements of sampling methodology. Other chapters cover the confidence intervals and estimation from samples, statistical hypothesis testing, analysis of contingency tests, and non-parametric tests for independent and dependent samples. The final chapters consider the evaluation of correlation coefficients, regression prediction, and choice and limitations of statistical techniques. This book is of value to undergraduate geography students.

Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford

Publisher: London : Library Association


Category: Reference

Page: 943

View: 588

Cette bibliographie commentee touche tous les domaines du savoir humain, soit de l'Art a la Zoologie;elle signale les ouvrages les plus importants soit des bibliographies, des index, des encyclopedies, des dictionnaires, des guides, des revues etc dont le support ed'information est soit du papier, soit un cd-rom, soit une base de donnees en ligne directe, soit un microforme ect. L'objectif du guide Walford est de devenir La source d'information sur tout type de reference, nonobstant le support technique.

Statistics for corpus linguistics

Author: Michael P. Oakes

Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 287

View: 219

Statistical techniques and corpus applications - whether oriented towards linguistics or language engineering - often go hand in glove, as Oakes demonstrates in this introduction to the subject which is designed for the use of non-mathematicians.

Bayesian statistics

an introduction

Author: Peter M. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc


Category: Mathematics

Page: 344

View: 921

This new edition of Lee's popular book introduces the Bayesian philosophy of statistics. It has been completely updated and features new chapters on Gibbs sampling and hierarchical methods and more exercises.