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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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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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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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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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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...

8.

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...

9.

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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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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Volume 65 Issue 2 (June 2009) journal issue

  • Published Date: Jun 01, 2009

341-673

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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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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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APTS Student Registration for Academic Year 2012-2013 news

  • Published Date: Sep 20, 2012

The Academy for PhD Training in Statistics (APTS) provides intensive short courses designed for first-year PhD students in statistics and probability.

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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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Call for Nominations for Statistical Society of Canada... news

  • Published Date: Aug 29, 2012

Honorary Membership in the Statistical Society of Canada is intended to honour a probabilist or a statistician—or in special circumstances another individual—who made exceptional contributions to the development of the discipline.

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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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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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2012 Royal Statistical Society Statistical Excellence in... news

  • Published Date: Jul 25, 2012

The Royal Statistical Society Statistical Excellence in Official Statistics awards for 2012 have been announced.

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Genichi Taguchi, 1924-2012 news

  • Authors: Julian Champkin, Significance editor
  • Published Date: Jul 24, 2012

Strangely unmarked in newspapers and media has been the death last month of Genichi Taguchi. Of whom? If you have not heard of him, you have felt the effects of what he did. He was the statistician and engineer who revolutionised quality control in industry.

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