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The Art of Data Analysis

How to Answer Almost Any Question Using Basic Statistics

Wiley, J,
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A friendly and accessible approach to applying statistics inthe real world
With an emphasis on critical thinking, The Art of DataAnalysis: How to Answer Almost Any Question Using BasicStatistics presents fun and unique examples, guides readersthrough the entire data collection and analysis process, andintroduces basic statistical concepts along the way.
Leaving proofs and complicated mathematics behind, the authorportrays the more engaging side of statistics and emphasizes itsrole as a problem-solving tool. In addition, light-heartedcase studies illustrate the application of statistics to real dataanalyses, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of commonlyused techniques. Written for the growing academic and industrialpopulation that uses statistics in everyday life, The Art ofData Analysis: How to Answer Almost Any Question Using BasicStatistics highlights important issues that often arise whencollecting and sifting through data. Featured concepts include:
* Descriptive statistics
* Analysis of variance
* Probability and sample distributions
* Confidence intervals
* Hypothesis tests
* Regression
* Statistical correlation
* Data collection
* Statistical analysis with graphs
Fun and inviting from beginning to end, The Art of DataAnalysis is an ideal book for students as well as managers andresearchers in industry, medicine, or government who facestatistical questions and are in need of an intuitive understandingof basic statistical reasoning.

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Titel: The Art of Data Analysis
Autoren/Herausgeber: Kristin H. Jarman
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118413340

Seitenzahl: 190
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

KRISTIN H. JARMAN, PhD, is Senior Research Scientist atthe Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington,where she applies basic and not-so-basic statistical analyses toher own set of research challenges.

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