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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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"Let's get back to science and make our governance work":... feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Jan 16, 2013

During last summer, John Hinde, Professor of Statistics at NUI Galway was elected as the next President for the International Biometric Society. This year he steps in as Vice-President before becoming President in 2014. Statistics Views met up with Professor Hinde last month to ask about his plans for the Society, the International Year of Statistics and his own career. In celebration of the International Year of Statistics, Wiley have a virtual issue in biometrics freely available to read here. Video...

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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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Biometrical Journal journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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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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Mathematical Finance journal

  • Published Date: Oct 15, 2012

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Complexity journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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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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A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking: Deciding What to Do... book

  • Authors: David Hunter
  • Published Date: Jul 10, 2009

A practical introduction to critical thinking across various disciplines Knowing how to think critically about what to believe and what to do is essential for success in both academic and professional environments. A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking introduces readers to the concepts, methods, and standards for thinking critically about reasons and arguments in virtually any area of practice. While most literature on critical thinking focuses on its formal applications within philosophy, this book...

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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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Canadian Journal of Statistics pays tribute to Professor... feature

  • Authors: Professor Changbao Wu
  • Published Date: Nov 15, 2012

The latest issue of Canadian Journal of Statistics is a special issue dedicated to Professor Mary Thompson which has been posted online this week. Guest Editor Professor Changbao Wu here pays tribute to Professor Thompson.

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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Mathematische Nachrichten journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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WIREs Computational Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 30, 2012

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Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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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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Random Structures & Algorithms journal

  • Published Date: Jul 19, 2012

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Naval Research Logistics 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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Understanding and Applying Research Design book

  • Authors: Martin Lee Abbott, Jennifer McKinney
  • Published Date: Dec 07, 2012

This introductory guide provides a fresh approach to integrating design and statistics in a hands-on fashion that incorporates the power of SPSS software to solve real-world problems. It explores the areas of design and causation—allowing readers to pose, test, and interpret research questions with live data. By integrating exercises and worksheets, the book allows readers to examine real world data from various fields of research—making it an ideal text for professionals and upper-level...

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