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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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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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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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Quantum Dynamics for Classical Systems: With Applications of... book

  • Authors: F. Bagarello
  • Published Date: Nov 16, 2012

Introduces number operators with a focus on the relationship between quantum mechanics and social science Mathematics is increasingly applied to classical problems in finance, biology, economics, and elsewhere. Quantum Dynamics for Classical Systems describes how quantum tools—the number operator in particular—can be used to create dynamical systems in which the variables are operator-valued functions and whose results explain the presented model. The book presents mathematical results and...

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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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Statistical Analysis and Data Mining journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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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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Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, 4th Edition 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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Quality and Reliability Engineering International ENBIS-12... news

  • Published Date: Oct 09, 2012

Call for Papers Quality and Reliability Engineering International (QREI) invites members of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS) to submit papers for the ENBIS-12 special issue.

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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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Royal Statistical Society 2012 Annual International... news

  • Published Date: Aug 31, 2012

The Royal Statistical Society’s Annual International Conference takes place next week in Telford between 3 and 6 September. The conference will feature high-profile international plenary speakers, invited and contributed presentations, awards presentations, poster sessions, short courses and workshops, and a busy social and networking programme.

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Call for Nominations for the SSC Gold Medal news

  • Published Date: Aug 28, 2012

Nominations are sought for the the Gold Medal of the Statistical Society of Canada. The award is awarded to a person who has made outstanding contributions to statistics, or to probability, either to mathematical developments or in applied work.

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Volume 27 Issue 18 (15 August 2008) journal issue

  • Published Date: Aug 15, 2008

3453-3688

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Scientific Visualization in WIREs Computational Statistics feature

  • Published Date: Sep 07, 2012

Scientific visualization is an interdisciplinary branch of science concerned with the visualization of three-dimensional phenomena. Visualization of scientific data can provide an understanding of the phenomenon or data being studied.

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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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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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Classic Problems of Probability book

  • Authors: Prakash Gorroochurn
  • Published Date: Jul 27, 2012

"A great book, one that I will certainly add to my personal library."—Paul J. Nahin, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering, University of New Hampshire Classic Problems of Probability presents a lively account of the most intriguing aspects of statistics. The book features a large collection of more than thirty classic probability problems which have been carefully selected for their interesting history, the way they have shaped the field, and their counterintuitive nature. From Cardano's 1564...

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Volume 65 Issue 2 (June 2009) journal issue

  • Published Date: Jun 01, 2009

341-673

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2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians news

  • Published Date: Aug 13, 2012

The IAOS has announced the results for the 2012 IAOS Prize for Young Statisticians.

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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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