Statistics

The Art and Science of Learning from Data

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Author: Maria Ripol,Megan Mocko,Alan Agresti,Christine Franklin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136037354

Category: Mathematics

Page: 176

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Written as a study tool, the Lab Workbook is keyed directly to the text to provide section by section review and practice for the first ten chapters of Agresti/Franklin 2/e. Print outs of the activities found on the Student CD are included in the Lab Workbook.

Statistics

The Art and Science of Learning from Data -Preliminary Edition

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Author: Alan Agresti,Christine A. Franklin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131857643

Category: Statistics

Page: 616

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Provides a conceptual introduction to introductory statistics that is accessible to students. This work is designed for algebra-based Introductory Statistics Courses.

Statistics

The Art and Science of Learning from Data

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Author: Alan Agresti,Christine A. Franklin,Bernhard Klingenberg

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133860914

Category: Mathematics

Page: 848

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For courses in introductory statistics. The Art and Science of Learning from Data Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data, Fourth Edition, takes a conceptual approach, helping students understand what statistics is about and learning the right questions to ask when analyzing data, rather than just memorizing procedures. This book takes the ideas that have turned statistics into a central science in modern life and makes them accessible, without compromising the necessary rigor. Students will enjoy reading this book, and will stay engaged with its wide variety of real-world data in the examples and exercises. The authors believe that it’s important for students to learn and analyze both quantitative and categorical data. As a result, the text pays greater attention to the analysis of proportions than many other introductory statistics texts. Concepts are introduced first with categorical data, and then with quantitative data. Also available with MyStatLab MyStatLab™ is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. For this edition, new web apps with complementary exercises, a tightly integrated video program, and strong exercise coverage enhance student learning. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134101677 / 9780134101675 * Statistics Plus New MyStatLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321847997 / 9780321847997 * My StatLab Glue-in Access Card 032184839X / 9780321848390 * MyStatLab Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages 0321997832 / 9780321997838 * Statistics: The Art and Science of Learning from Data

Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis

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Author: John A. Rice

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534399428

Category: Mathematics

Page: 688

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This is the first text in a generation to re-examine the purpose of the mathematical statistics course. The book's approach interweaves traditional topics with data analysis and reflects the use of the computer with close ties to the practice of statistics. The author stresses analysis of data, examines real problems with real data, and motivates the theory. The book's descriptive statistics, graphical displays, and realistic applications stand in strong contrast to traditional texts that are set in abstract settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Art and Science of Leadership

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Author: Afsaneh Nahavandi

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133525821

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Art and Science of Leadership is intended for use in undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership. It is also suitable for any leader, or potential leader, who wants better decision making capability, more satisfied employees, better quality products and services, and more satisfied constituencies and customers. Nahavandi’s text has an application emphasis with a cross cultural perspective on leadership. ¿ This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how: Encourage Students to Apply Theory to Their Own Development: Strong theoretical coverage and cutting-edge research is presented. Cross Cultural Focus: A cross-cultural, racial, and gender-based analyses of leadership is presented.¿ Keep your Course Current and Relevant: New examples, exercises, and research findings appear throughout the text.

The Art and Science of Social Research    

First Edition

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Author: Deborah Carr,Elizabeth Heger Boyle,Benjamin Cornwell,Shelley Correll,Robert Crosnoe,Jeremy Freese,Mary C Waters

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393911586

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Page: N.A

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Written by a team of internationally renowned sociologists with experience in both the field and the classroom, The Art and Science of Social Research offers authoritative and balanced coverage of the full range of methods used to study the social world. The authors highlight the challenges of investigating the unpredictable topic of human lives while providing insights into what really happens in the field, the laboratory, and the survey call center.

Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences

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Author: Alan Agresti

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134512820

Category: Mathematics

Page: 740

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences . Statistical methods applied to social sciences, made accessible to all through an emphasis on concepts Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences introduces statistical methods to students majoring in social science disciplines. With an emphasis on concepts and applications, this book assumes you have no previous knowledge of statistics and only a minimal mathematical background. It contains sufficient material for a two-semester course. The 5th Edition gives you examples and exercises with a variety of “real data.” It includes more illustrations of statistical software for computations and takes advantage of the outstanding applets to explain key concepts, such as sampling distributions and conducting basic data analyses. It continues to downplay mathematics–often a stumbling block for students–while avoiding reliance on an overly simplistic recipe-based approach to statistics.

Understanding Machine Learning

From Theory to Algorithms

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Author: Shai Shalev-Shwartz,Shai Ben-David

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107057132

Category: Computers

Page: 409

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Introduces machine learning and its algorithmic paradigms, explaining the principles behind automated learning approaches and the considerations underlying their usage.

Statistics for Business

Decision Making and Analysis

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Author: Robert A. Stine,Dean P. Foster

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134497167

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 912

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For one- and two-semester courses in introductory business statistics. Understand Business. Understand Data. The 3rd Edition of Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis emphasizes an application-based approach, in which readers learn how to work with data to make decisions. In this contemporary presentation of business statistics, readers learn how to approach business decisions through a 4M Analytics decision making strategy-motivation, method, mechanics and message-to better understand how a business context motivates the statistical process and how the results inform a course of action. Each chapter includes hints on using Excel, Minitab Express, and JMP for calculations, pointing the reader in the right direction to get started with analysis of data. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(tm) Statistics from Pearson is the world's leading online resource for teaching and learning statistics; it integrates interactive homework, assessment, and media in a flexible, easy-to-use format. MyLab Statistics is a course management system that helps individual students succeed. It provides engaging experiences that personalize, stimulate, and measure learning for each student. Tools are embedded to make it easy to integrate statistical software into the course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm)does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 013450867X / 9780134508672 Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText Package consists of: 0134497163 / 9780134497167 Statistics for Business: Decision Making and Analysis 032192147X / 9780321921475 MyLab Statistics for Business Statistics -- Glue-In Access Card 0321929713 / 9780321929716 MyLab Statistics for Business Statistics Sticker

Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

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Author: Herschel Knapp

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506358691

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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The updated Second Edition of Herschel Knapp’s friendly and practical introduction to statistics shows students how to properly select, process, and interpret statistics without heavy emphasis on theory, formula derivations, or abstract mathematical concepts. Each chapter is structured to answer questions that students most want answered: What statistical test should I use for this situation? How do I set up the data? How do I run the test? How do I interpret and document the results? Online tutorial videos, examples, screenshots, and intuitive illustrations help students "get the story" from their data as they learn by doing, completing practice exercises at the end of each chapter using prepared downloadable data sets.

Statistics As Principled Argument

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Author: Robert P. Abelson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1135694419

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

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In this illuminating volume, Robert P. Abelson delves into the too-often dismissed problems of interpreting quantitative data and then presenting them in the context of a coherent story about one's research. Unlike too many books on statistics, this is a remarkably engaging read, filled with fascinating real-life (and real-research) examples rather than with recipes for analysis. It will be of true interest and lasting value to beginning graduate students and seasoned researchers alike. The focus of the book is that the purpose of statistics is to organize a useful argument from quantitative evidence, using a form of principled rhetoric. Five criteria, described by the acronym MAGIC (magnitude, articulation, generality, interestingness, and credibility) are proposed as crucial features of a persuasive, principled argument. Particular statistical methods are discussed, with minimum use of formulas and heavy data sets. The ideas throughout the book revolve around elementary probability theory, t tests, and simple issues of research design. It is therefore assumed that the reader has already had some access to elementary statistics. Many examples are included to explain the connection of statistics to substantive claims about real phenomena.

The Signal and the Noise

Why So Many Predictions Fail, But Some Don't

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Author: Nate Silver

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143125087

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 534

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The founder of FiveThirtyEight.com challenges myths about predictions in subjects ranging from the financial market and weather to sports and politics, profiling the world of prediction to explain how readers can distinguish true signals from hype, in a report that also reveals the sources and societal costs of wrongful predictions.

Ecology: Pearson New International Edition

The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance

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Author: Charles J. Krebs

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292038667

Category: Science

Page: 652

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Charles Krebs' best-selling majors-level text approaches ecology as a series of problems that are best understood by evaluating empirical evidence through data analysis and application of quantitative reasoning. No other text presents analytical, quantitative, and statistical ecological information in an equally accessible style for students. Reflecting the way ecologists actually practice, the new edition emphasizes the role of experiments in testing ecological ideas and discusses many contemporary and controversial problems related to distribution and abundance. Ecology: The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance, Sixth Edition builds on a clear writing style, historical perspective, and emphasis on data analysis with an updated, reorganized discussion of key topics and two new chapters on climate change and animal behavior. Key concepts and key terms are now included at the beginning of each chapter to help students focus on what is most important within each chapter, mathematical analyses are broken down step by step in a new feature called “Working with the Data,” concepts are reinforced throughout the text with examples from the literature, and end-of-chapter questions and problems emphasize application.

An Adventure in Statistics

The Reality Enigma

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Author: Andy Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473943930

Category: Social Science

Page: 768

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Shortlisted for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2016 Shortlisted for the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers Award for Innovation in Publishing 2016 An Adventure in Statistics: The Reality Enigma by best-selling author and award-winning teacher Andy Field offers a better way to learn statistics. It combines rock-solid statistics coverage with compelling visual story-telling to address the conceptual difficulties that students learning statistics for the first time often encounter in introductory courses - guiding students away from rote memorization and toward critical thinking and problem solving. Field masterfully weaves in a unique, action-packed story starring Zach, a character who thinks like a student, processing information, and the challenges of understanding it, in the same way a statistics novice would. Illustrated with stunning graphic novel-style art and featuring Socratic dialogue, the story captivates readers as it introduces them to concepts, eliminating potential statistics anxiety. The book assumes no previous statistics knowledge nor does it require the use of data analysis software. It covers the material you would expect for an introductory level statistics course that Field’s other books (Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics and Discovering Statistics Using R) only touch on, but with a contemporary twist, laying down strong foundations for understanding classical and Bayesian approaches to data analysis. In doing so, it provides an unrivalled launch pad to further study, research, and inquisitiveness about the real world, equipping students with the skills to succeed in their chosen degree and which they can go on to apply in the workplace. The Story and Main Characters The Reality Revolution In the City of Elpis, in the year 2100, there has been a reality revolution. Prior to the revolution, Elpis citizens were unable to see their flaws and limitations, believing themselves talented and special. This led to a self-absorbed society in which hard work and the collective good were undervalued and eroded. To combat this, Professor Milton Grey invented the reality prism, a hat that allowed its wearers to see themselves as they really were - flaws and all. Faced with the truth, Elpis citizens revolted and destroyed and banned all reality prisms. The Mysterious Disappearance Zach and Alice are born soon after all the prisms have been destroyed. Zach, a musician who doesn’t understand science, and Alice, a geneticist who is also a whiz at statistics, are in love. One night, after making a world-changing discovery, Alice suddenly disappears, leaving behind a song playing on a loop and a file with her research on it. Statistics to the Rescue! Sensing that she might be in danger, Zach follows the clues to find her, as he realizes that the key to discovering why Alice has vanished is in her research. Alas! He must learn statistics and apply what he learns in order to overcome a number of deadly challenges and find the love of his life. As Zach and his pocket watch, The Head, embark on their quest to find Alice, they meet Professor Milton Grey and Celia, battle zombies, cross a probability bridge, and encounter Jig:Saw, a mysterious corporation that might have something to do with Alice’s disappearance… Author News "Eight years ago I had the idea to write a fictional story through which the student learns statistics via a shared adventure with the main character..." Read the complete article from Andy Field on writing his new book Times Higher Education article: “Andy Field takes statistics adventure to a new level” Stay Connected Connect with us on Facebook and share your experiences with Andy’s texts, check out news, access free stuff, see photos, watch videos, learn about competitions, and much more. Video Links Go behind the scenes and learn more about the man behind the book: Watch Andy talk about why he created a statistics book using the framework of a novel and illustrations by one of the illustrators for the show, Doctor Who. See more videos on Andy’s YouTube channel Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

Business Statistics

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Author: Norean D. Sharpe,Norean R. Sharpe,Richard D. De Veaux,Paul F. Velleman

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780321955081

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 879

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Business Statistics, Second Edition, helps students gain the statistical tools and develop the understanding they'll need to make informed business decisions using data. The dynamic approach conquers the modern challenges of teaching business statistics by making it relevant, emphasizing analysis and understanding over simple computation, preparing students to be more analytical, make better business decisions, and effectively communicating results. This text features a wealth of real data applications, with coverage of current issues including ethics and data mining. It draws readers in using a conversational writing style and delivers content with a fresh, exciting approach that reflects the authors' blend of teaching, consulting, and entrepreneurial experiences. Learning tools such as the Plan/Do/Report guided examples prepare students to tackle any business problem they will encounter as a future business leader. This book follows the GAISE Guidelines, emphasizing real data and real-world interpretations of analyses. 0321897188 / 9780321897183 Business Statistics with MSL -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321716094 / 9780321716095 Business 0321847997 / 9780321847997 My StatLab Glue-in Access Card 032184839X / 9780321848390 MyStatLab Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages

Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts

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Author: Evan Berman,Xiaohu Wang

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1506364292

Category: Political Science

Page: 368

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Known for its brevity and student-friendly approach, Essential Statistics for Public Managers and Policy Analysts remains one of the most popular introductory books on statistics for public policy and public administration students, using carefully selected examples tailored specifically for them. The Fourth Edition continues to offer a conceptual understanding of statistics that can be applied readily to the real-life challenges of public administrators and policy analysts. The book provides examples from the areas of human resources management, organizational behavior, budgeting, and public policy to illustrate how public administrators interact with and analyze data.

Stats

Data and Models, Books a La Carte Edition

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Author: Richard D. De Veaux,Paul Velleman,David E. Bock

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321989994

Category: Mathematics

Page: 944

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Probability and Statistics

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Author: Morris H. DeGroot,Mark J. Schervish

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780321500465

Category: Mathematics

Page: 893

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The revision of this well-respected text presents a balanced approach of the classical and Bayesian methods and now includes a chapter on simulation (including Markov chain Monte Carlo and the Bootstrap), coverage of residual analysis in linear models, and many examples using real data. Calculus is assumed as a prerequisite, and a familiarity with the concepts and elementary properties of vectors and matrices is a plus.

Conjectures and Refutations

The Growth of Scientific Knowledge

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Author: Karl Popper

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135971374

Category: Philosophy

Page: 608

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Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only our knowledge, but our aims and our standards, grow through an unending process of trial and error.

Stats

Data and Models, Second Canadian Edition,

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Author: Richard D. De Veaux,Paul Velleman,David E. Bock,Augustin M. Vukov,Augustine Wong

Publisher: Pearson Canada

ISBN: 0321976584

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1032

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