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Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them), 4th... book

  • Authors: Phillip I. Good, James W. Hardin
  • Published Date: Aug 03, 2012

Praise for Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them) "A very engaging and valuable book for all who use statistics in any setting."—CHOICE "Addresses popular mistakes often made in data collection and provides an indispensable guide to accurate statistical analysis and reporting. The authors' emphasis on careful practice, combined with a focus on the development of solutions, reveals the true value of statistics when applied correctly in any area of research."—MAA...

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The Analysis of Covariance and Alternatives: Statistical... book

  • Authors: Bradley Huitema
  • Published Date: Dec 02, 2011

A complete guide to cutting-edge techniques and best practices for applying covariance analysis methods The Second Edition of Analysis of Covariance and Alternatives sheds new light on its topic, offering in-depth discussions of underlying assumptions, comprehensive interpretations of results, and comparisons of distinct approaches. The book has been extensively revised and updated to feature an in-depth review of prerequisites and the latest developments in the field. The author begins with a...

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Handbook of Monte Carlo Methods book

  • Authors: Dirk P. Kroese, Thomas Taimre, Zdravko I. Botev
  • Published Date: Apr 01, 2011

A comprehensive overview of Monte Carlo simulation that explores the latest topics, techniques, and real-world applications More and more of today’s numerical problems found in engineering and finance are solved through Monte Carlo methods. The heightened popularity of these methods and their continuing development makes it important for researchers to have a comprehensive understanding of the Monte Carlo approach. Handbook of Monte Carlo Methods provides the theory, algorithms, and applications...

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Probability and Measure, Anniversary Edition book

  • Authors: Patrick Billingsley
  • Published Date: Mar 09, 2012

Praise for the Third Edition "It is, as far as I'm concerned, among the best books in math ever written....if you are a mathematician and want to have the top reference in probability, this is it." (Amazon.com, January 2006) A complete and comprehensive classic in probability and measure theory Probability and Measure, Anniversary Edition by Patrick Billingsley celebrates the achievements and advancements that have made this book a classic in its field for the past 35 years. Now re-issued in a new style...

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Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, 7th... book

  • Authors: Joan Welkowitz, Barry H. Cohen, R. Brooke Lea
  • Published Date: Jan 27, 2012

A comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to statistics for behavioral science students—revised and updated Refined over seven editions by master teachers, this book gives instructors and students alike clear examples and carefully crafted exercises to support the teaching and learning of statistics for both manipulating and consuming data. One of the most popular and respected statistics texts in the behavioral sciences, the Seventh Edition of Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences...

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Sampling, 3rd Edition book

  • Authors: Steven K. Thompson
  • Published Date: Mar 06, 2012

Praise for the Second Edition "This book has never had a competitor. It is the only book that takes a broad approach to sampling . . . any good personal statistics library should include a copy of this book." —Technometrics "Well-written . . . an excellent book on an important subject. Highly recommended." —Choice "An ideal reference for scientific researchers and other professionals who use sampling." —Zentralblatt Math Features new developments in the field combined with all...

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Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, Student Solutions... book

  • Authors: Stuart A. Klugman, Harry H. Panjer, Gordon E. Willmot
  • Published Date: Oct 15, 2012

An update of one of the most trusted books on constructing and analyzing actuarial models for the C/4 actuarial exam This new, abridged edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the essential material related to Exam C of the Society of Actuaries' and Casualty Actuarial Society’s accreditation programs. The book maintains an approach to modeling and forecasting that utilizes tools related to risk theory, loss distributions, and survival models. Random variables, basic distributional...

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Complexity journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Evidence Synthesis for Decision Making in Healthcare book

  • Authors: Nicky J. Welton, Alexander J. Sutton, Nicola J. Cooper, Keith R. Abrams, A.E. Ades
  • Published Date: May 11, 2012

In the evaluation of healthcare, rigorous methods of quantitative assessment are necessary to establish interventions that are beneficial, are superior to all alternatives and are cost-effective. Usually one study will not provide answers to these questions and it will be necessary to synthesize evidence from multiple sources. This book aims to outline a coherent approach to such evidence synthesis, for the purpose of decision making. Each chapter contains worked examples, exercises and solutions drawn...

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London 2012 Olympics: recent articles in Significance feature

  • Published Date: Jul 24, 2012

With London 2012 fever gripping the nation and only 3 days to go before the Olympics Opening Ceremony (though the very first event, the women's football, kicks off proceedings tomorrow at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff when Great Britain take on New Zealand) we highlight some of the Olympics-themed articles published in Significance in recent months.

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Mathematische Nachrichten journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences book

  • Authors: Gerald van Belle, Kathleen F. Kerr
  • Published Date: Aug 10, 2012

An accessible and practical approach to the design and analysis of experiments in the health sciences Design and Analysis of Experiments in the Health Sciences provides a balanced presentation of design and analysis issues relating to data in the health sciences and emphasizes new research areas, the crucial topic of clinical trials, and state-of-the- art applications. Advancing the idea that design drives analysis and analysis reveals the design, the book clearly explains how to apply design and analysis...

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The London 2012 Olympics - a review feature

  • Published Date: Aug 15, 2012

After an unforgettable fortnight of sporting high drama and a national mood that could be described as “upbeat”, the London 2012 Olympic Games have now ended and the Olympic flag has been passed on to the 2016 host city, Rio de Janeiro.

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Statistical Methods in Customer Relationship Management book

  • Authors: V. Kumar, J. Andrew Petersen
  • Published Date: Aug 24, 2012

Statistical Methods in Customer Relationship Management focuses on the quantitative and modeling aspects of customer management strategies that lead to future firm profitability, with emphasis on developing an understanding of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) models as the guiding concept for profitable customer management. To understand and explore the functioning of CRM models, this book traces the management strategies throughout a customer’s tenure with a firm. Furthermore, the book...

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The Health Care Data Guide: Learning from Data for... book

  • Authors: Lloyd P Provost, Sandra Murray
  • Published Date: Oct 28, 2011

The Health Care Data Guide is designed to help students and professionals build a skill set specific to using data for improvement of health care processes and systems. Even experienced data users will find valuable resources among the tools and cases that enrich The Health Care Data Guide. Practical and step-by-step, this book spotlights statistical process control (SPC) and develops a philosophy, a strategy, and a set of methods for ongoing improvement to yield better outcomes. Provost and Murray reveal...

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Statistical Analysis and Data Mining journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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Log-Linear Modeling: Concepts, Interpretation, and... book

  • Authors: Alexander von Eye, Eun-Young Mun
  • Published Date: Dec 07, 2012

Over the past ten years, there have been many important advances in log-linear modeling, including the specification of new models, in particular non-standard models, and their relationships to methods such as Rasch modeling. While most literature on the topic is contained in volumes aimed at advanced statisticians, Applied Log-Linear Modeling presents the topic in an accessible style that is customized for applied researchers who utilize log-linear modeling in the social sciences. The...

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C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize for Outstanding Research in... news

  • Published Date: Aug 16, 2012

Members of the Rao Prize Committee are accepting nominations for the C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize for Outstanding Research in Statistics. The prize, awarded by Penn State University’s Department of Statistics, was established to recognize outstanding and influential innovations in the theory and practice of mathematical statistics, international leadership in directing statistical research, and pioneering contributions by a recognized leader in the field of statistics.

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Practitioner's Guide to Using Research for Evidence-Based... book

  • Authors: Allen Rubin, Jennifer Bellamy
  • Published Date: Sep 07, 2012

Praise for the previous edition "An extraordinary and important book. Its approach to evidence-based practice (EBP) is very sound, realistic, and generous to the complexities of everyday practice. Reading and using this book is a must."—Haluk Soydan, PhD, School of Social Work, University of Southern California "This book has the potential to change practice in the helping professions. Rather than focusing on how to conduct research, Practitioner's Guide to Using Research for...

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Quality and Reliability Engineering International: Special... feature

  • Published Date: Sep 26, 2012

The recent special issue of Quality and Reliability Engineering International, guest edited by Wenbin Wang (University of Science and Technology, Beijing), Philip Scarf (University of Salford) and Shaomin Wu (University of Cranfield) features selected papers presented at the 7th IMA International Conference on Modelling in Industrial Maintenance and Reliability (MIMAR), held at Sidney Sussex College,  University of Cambridge, UK, on 18–19 April 2011. The 10 papers published in this...

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