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The latest content from StatisticsViews.http://www.statisticsviews.comProbabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives, 2nd Edition
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Praise for the First Edition
“If there is anything you want to know, or remind yourself, about probabilities, then look no further than this comprehensive, yet wittily written and enjoyable, compendium of how to apply probability calculations in real-world situations.” — Keith Devlin, Stanford University, National Public Radio’s “Math Guy” and author of The Math Gene and The Math Instinct
From probable improbabilities to regular irregularities, Probabilities: The Little...]]>2014-12-01T00:00:00ZProbability: An Introduction with Statistical Applications, 2nd Edition
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Praise for the First Edition
"This is a well-written and impressively presented introduction to probability and statistics. The text throughout is highly readable, and the author makes liberal use of graphs and diagrams to clarify the theory." - The Statistician
Thoroughly updated, Probability: An Introduction with Statistical Applications, Second Edition is a comprehensive exploration of statistical data analysis as an application of probability. The new edition provides an accessible introduction...]]>2014-11-28T00:00:00ZExplorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with Maple
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Explore and analyze the solutions of mathematical models from diverse disciplinesAs biology increasingly depends on data, algorithms, and models, it has become necessary to use a computing language, such as the user-friendly MapleTM, to focus more on building and analyzing models as opposed to configuring tedious calculations. Explorations of Mathematical Models in Biology with Maple provides an introduction to model creation using Maple, followed by the translation, analysis, interpretation, and...]]>2014-11-28T00:00:00ZAdvances in Heavy Tailed Risk Modeling: A Handbook of Operational Risk
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A cutting-edge guide for the theories, applications, and statistical methodologies essential to heavy tailed risk modeling
Focusing on the quantitative aspects of heavy tailed loss processes in operational risk and relevant insurance analytics, Advances in Heavy Tailed Risk Modeling: A Handbook of Operational Risk presents comprehensive coverage of the latest research on the theories and applications in risk measurement and modeling techniques. Featuring a unique balance of mathematical and statistical...]]>2014-11-28T00:00:00ZProbability and Stochastic Processes
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A comprehensive and accessible presentation of probability and stochastic processes with emphasis on key theoretical concepts and real-world applicationsWith a sophisticated approach, Probability and Stochastic Processes successfully balances theory and applications in a pedagogical and accessible format. The book’s primary focus is on key theoretical notions in probability to provide a foundation for understanding concepts and examples related to stochastic processes.Organized into two main...]]>2014-11-21T00:00:00ZAnalyzing and Modeling Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Infectious Diseases
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Features modern research and methodology on the spread of infectious diseases and showcases a broad range of multi-disciplinary and state-of-the-art techniques on geo-simulation, geo-visualization, remote sensing, metapopulation modeling, cloud computing, and pattern analysisGiven the ongoing risk of infectious diseases worldwide, it is crucial to develop appropriate analysis methods, models, and tools to assess and predict the spread of disease and evaluate the risk. Analyzing and Modeling Spatial and...]]>2014-11-21T00:00:00ZBayesian Inference in the Social Sciences
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Presents new models, methods, and techniques and considers important real-world applications in political science, sociology, economics, marketing, and finance
Emphasizing interdisciplinary coverage, Bayesian Inference in the Social Sciences builds upon the recent growth in Bayesian methodology and examines an array of topics in model formulation, estimation, and applications. The book presents recent and trending developments in a diverse, yet closely integrated, set of research topics within the social...]]>2014-10-24T00:00:00Z"I really think nobody has any choice but to embrace numbers": Susmita Datta looks back on her Presidency of CWIS
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Susmita Datta is a tenured Full Professor and a Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at University of Louisville. Last year, she was the President of the Caucus for Women in Statistics.She obtained a BS in Physics at University of Calcutta before studying statistics for an MS, then PhD at the University of Georgia.
Her research interests include bioinformatics, clustering and classification, genomics, proteomics, infectious disease modeling, non-linear...]]>2014-10-23T13:02:00ZHandbook of Health Survey Methods
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A comprehensive guidebook to the current methodologies and practices used in health surveys
A unique,self-contained resource, Handbook of Health Survey Methods presents techniques necessary for confronting challenges that are specific to health survey research. Addressing issues specific to health researchers, the handbook guides readers through the development of sample designs, data collection procedures, and analytic methods for studies aimed at gathering health information on general and targeted...]]>2014-10-23T00:00:00ZComputational aspects of satisfiability in probability logic
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We consider the complexity of satisfiability in ε‐logic, a probability logic. We show that for the relational fragment this
problem is
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