Statistics (the Easier Way) with R, 3rd Ed

An Informal Text on Applied Statistics and Data Science

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Author: N. M. Radziwill,Morgan Benton

Publisher: Lapis Lucera

ISBN: 9780996916035

Category:

Page: 540

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Covers exploratory data analysis using R, ggplot, and the tidyverse, with 10 parametric statistical inference tests, and examples using a 7 Step method blending estimation, analytical and computational solutions.

Statistics (the Easier Way) with R

An Informal Text on Applied Statistics

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Author: Nicole M. Radziwill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692339428

Category: Regression analysis

Page: 536

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"Designed for beginning and intermediate data scientists, graduate students starting research, undergraduate students taking a first or second applied statistics class, quality improvement professionals, and consultants, this unique book provides an integrated treatment of statistical inference techniques in data analysis. Each example is solved analytically (using equations), and then also in the R software so that readers can see exactly how the computations are performed. Each technique is framed within an easy-to-apply 12-step methodology that will make planning and presenting research a breeze. If you're new to statistics, data science, or R, this book will help get you started. If you have some experience already, this book will make you more productive and enhance your understanding of foundational statistical concepts."--Back cover

Statistics (The Easier Way) With R

An Informal Text on Applied Statistics and Data Science

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Author: Nicole M. Radziwill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780996916059

Category: Mathematics

Page: 538

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Covers exploratory data analysis, 10 parametric statistical inference tests, and examples using a 7 Step method that blends estimation, analytical solutions, and computational solutions.

Statistics with R

A Beginner's Guide

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Author: Robert Stinerock

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526421496

Category: Computers

Page: 392

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The dynamic, student focused textbook provides step-by-step instruction in the use of R and of statistical language as a general research tool. It is ideal for anyone hoping to: Complete an introductory course in statistics Prepare for more advanced statistical courses Gain the transferable analytical skills needed to interpret research from across the social sciences Learn the technical skills needed to present data visually Acquire a basic competence in the use of R. The book provides readers with the conceptual foundation to use applied statistical methods in everyday research. Each statistical method is developed within the context of practical, real-world examples and is supported by carefully developed pedagogy and jargon-free definitions. Theory is introduced as an accessible and adaptable tool and is always contextualized within the pragmatic context of real research projects and definable research questions.

Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies

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Author: Joseph Schmuller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119337062

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Understanding the world of R programming and analysis has never been easier Most guides to R, whether books or online, focus on R functions and procedures. But now, thanks to Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies, you have access to a trusted, easy-to-follow guide that focuses on the foundational statistical concepts that R addresses—as well as step-by-step guidance that shows you exactly how to implement them using R programming. People are becoming more aware of R every day as major institutions are adopting it as a standard. Part of its appeal is that it's a free tool that's taking the place of costly statistical software packages that sometimes take an inordinate amount of time to learn. Plus, R enables a user to carry out complex statistical analyses by simply entering a few commands, making sophisticated analyses available and understandable to a wide audience. Statistical Analysis with R For Dummies enables you to perform these analyses and to fully understand their implications and results. Gets you up to speed on the #1 analytics/data science software tool Demonstrates how to easily find, download, and use cutting-edge community-reviewed methods in statistics and predictive modeling Shows you how R offers intel from leading researchers in data science, free of charge Provides information on using R Studio to work with R Get ready to use R to crunch and analyze your data—the fast and easy way!

The New Statistics with R

An Introduction for Biologists

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Author: Andy Hector

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191045268

Category: Science

Page: 208

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Statistical methods are a key tool for all scientists working with data, but learning the basic mathematical skills can be one of the most challenging components of a biologist's training. This accessible book provides a contemporary introduction to the classical techniques and modern extensions of linear model analysis: one of the most useful approaches in the analysis of scientific data in the life and environmental sciences. It emphasizes an estimation-based approach that accounts for recent criticisms of the over-use of probability values, and introduces alternative approaches using information criteria. Statistics are introduced through worked analyses performed in R, the free open source programming language for statistics and graphics, which is rapidly becoming the standard software in many areas of science and technology. These analyses use real data sets from ecology, evolutionary biology and environmental science, and the data sets and R scripts are available as support material. The book's structure and user friendly style stem from the author's 20 years of experience teaching statistics to life and environmental scientists at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The New Statistics with R is suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students, professional researchers, and practitioners in the fields of ecology, evolution, environmental studies, and computational biology. Supporting material for the book is available at the author's website: www.plantecol.org/contemporary-analysis-for-ecology/

Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Author: Barry H. Cohen,R. Brooke Lea

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471480762

Category: Psychology

Page: 291

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Master the essential statistical skills used in social andbehavioral sciences Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciencesdistills the overwhelming amount of material covered inintroductory statistics courses into a handy, practical resourcefor students and professionals. This accessible guide covers basicto advanced concepts in a clear, concrete, and readablestyle. Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciencesguides you to a better understanding of basic concepts ofstatistical methods. Numerous practical tips are presented forselecting appropriate statistical procedures. In addition, thisuseful guide demonstrates how to evaluate and interpret statisticaldata, provides numerous formulas for calculating statistics fromtables of summary statistics, and offers a variety of workedexamples. As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this bookoffers a thorough review of the most relevant statistical conceptsand techniques that will arm you with the tools you'll need forknowledgeable, informed practice. Each concise chapter featuresnumerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points,and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself"questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of theinformation covered.

Statistics in a Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference

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Author: Sarah Boslaugh,Dr. Paul Andrew Watters

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449397816

Category: Mathematics

Page: 480

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Need to learn statistics as part of your job, or want some help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshell is a clear and concise introduction and reference that's perfect for anyone with no previous background in the subject. This book gives you a solid understanding of statistics without being too simple, yet without the numbing complexity of most college texts. You get a firm grasp of the fundamentals and a hands-on understanding of how to apply them before moving on to the more advanced material that follows. Each chapter presents you with easy-to-follow descriptions illustrated by graphics, formulas, and plenty of solved examples. Before you know it, you'll learn to apply statistical reasoning and statistical techniques, from basic concepts of probability and hypothesis testing to multivariate analysis. Organized into four distinct sections, Statistics in a Nutshell offers you: Introductory material: Different ways to think about statistics Basic concepts of measurement and probability theory Data management for statistical analysis Research design and experimental design How to critique statistics presented by others Basic inferential statistics: Basic concepts of inferential statistics The concept of correlation, when it is and is not an appropriate measure of association Dichotomous and categorical data The distinction between parametric and nonparametric statistics Advanced inferential techniques: The General Linear Model Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and MANOVA Multiple linear regression Specialized techniques: Business and quality improvement statistics Medical and public health statistics Educational and psychological statistics Unlike many introductory books on the subject, Statistics in a Nutshell doesn't omit important material in an effort to dumb it down. And this book is far more practical than most college texts, which tend to over-emphasize calculation without teaching you when and how to apply different statistical tests. With Statistics in a Nutshell, you learn how to perform most common statistical analyses, and understand statistical techniques presented in research articles. If you need to know how to use a wide range of statistical techniques without getting in over your head, this is the book you want.