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The latest content from StatisticsViews.http://www.statisticsviews.comCognitive Interviewing Methodology
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Acknowledging the impact of sociological factors on the survey process, this book introduces a paradigm for the cognitive interview process. It introduces the interpretive approach to cognitive interviewing, presents the underlying theoretical foundations, and explores the issues relating it. The book also addresses the various aspects of data collection, analysis, and documentation. It is an ideal reference for survey researchers and practitioners in the social sciences who utilize these techniques in...]]>2014-08-22T00:00:00ZBasic Data Analysis for Time Series with R
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Written at a readily accessible level, Basic Data Analysis for Time Series with R emphasizes the mathematical importance of collaborative analysis of data used to collect increments of time or space. Balancing a theoretical and practical approach to analyzing data within the context of serial correlation, the book presents a coherent and systematic regression-based approach to model selection. The book illustrates these principles of model selection and model building through the use of information...]]>2014-08-01T00:00:00ZMaking Sense of Data I: A Practical Guide to Exploratory...
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With a focus on the needs of educators and students, Making Sense of Data presents the steps and issues that need to be considered in order to successfully complete a data analysis or data mining project. This Second Edition focuses on basic data analysis approaches that are necessary to complete a diverse range of projects. New examples have been added to illustrate the different approaches, and there is considerably more emphasis on hands-on software tutorials to provide real-world...]]>2014-08-01T00:00:00ZProtean Supply Chains: Ten Dynamics of Supply and Demand...
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Features emerging trends that are shaping supply chain operations worldwide as well as impacting the global business landscape
Beginning with the assertion that supply chains are an overlooked factor behind anemic economic growth, Protean Supply Chains: Ten Dynamics of Supply and Demand Alignment provides a comprehensive overview of the developments occurring in the field of supply chain management. A broad range of topics in facility location, inventory, strategic sourcing, and supply chain coordination...]]>2014-07-25T00:00:00ZApplied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences
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A modern and practical guide to the essential concepts and ideas for analyzing data with missing observations in the field of biostatistics
With an emphasis on hands-on applications, Applied Missing Data Analysis in the Health Sciences outlines the various modern statistical methods for the analysis of missing data. The authors acknowledge the limitations of established techniques and provide newly-developed methods with concrete applications in areas such as causal inference methods and the field of...]]>2014-07-18T00:00:00ZTheory of Computational Complexity, 2nd Edition
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Praise for the First Edition
"...complete, up-to-date coverage of computational complexity theory...the book promises to become the standard reference on computational complexity." -Zentralblatt MATH
A thorough revision based on advances in the field of computational complexity and readers’ feedback, the Second Edition of Theory of Computational Complexity presents updates to the principles and applications essential to understanding modern computational complexity theory. The new edition continues...]]>2014-07-18T00:00:00ZWillful Ignorance: The Mismeasure of Uncertainty
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An original account of willful ignorance and how this principle relates to modern probability and statistical methods
Through a series of colorful stories about great thinkers and the problems they chose to solve, the author traces the historical evolution of probability and explains how statistical methods have helped to propel scientific research. However, the past success of statistics has depended on vast, deliberate simplifications amounting to willful ignorance, and this very success now threatens...]]>2014-07-18T00:00:00ZApplied Bayesian Modelling, 2nd Edition
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This book provides an accessible approach to Bayesian computing and data analysis, with an emphasis on the interpretation of real data sets. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, this book aims to make a wide range of statistical modeling applications accessible using tested code that can be readily adapted to the reader's own applications. The second edition has been thoroughly reworked and updated to take account of advances in the field. A new set of worked examples is included....]]>2014-07-04T00:00:00ZStatistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk...
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Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment guides readers through real-world situations and the best statistical methods used to determine the nature and extent of the problem, evaluate the potential human health and ecological risks, and design and implement remedial systems as necessary. Featuring numerous worked examples using actual data and “ready-made” software scripts, Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment also...]]>2014-06-27T00:00:00ZNonparametric Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach, 2nd...
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“…a very useful resource for courses in nonparametric statistics in which the emphasis is on applications rather than on theory. It also deserves a place in libraries of all institutions where introductory statistics courses are taught." –CHOICE
This Second Edition presents a practical and understandable approach that enhances and expands the statistical toolset for readers. This book includes:
New coverage of the sign test and the Kolmogorov-Smirnov two-sample test in...]]>2014-06-12T00:00:00Z