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Case Studies in Data Analysis : Lecture Notes in Statistics - Jane F. Gentleman

Case Studies in Data Analysis

Lecture Notes in Statistics

By: Jane F. Gentleman (Editor), G. A. Whitmore (Editor)

Paperback ISBN: 9780387944104
Number Of Pages: 262

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The purpose of this volume is to provide some illustrative examples of the analysis of real-world data drawn from areas as diverse as public policy, medical science, meteorology, and market research. For each case, two or more analysts worked independently in a simulated consultancy context. Each case study begins with a description of the questions at hand, the data sets available, and they then present in detail the analysts' solutions and conclusions.

Preface
Reference Information for Case Studies
Measuring the Impact of an Intervention on Equipment Livesp. 1
Measurements of Possible Lung Damage to Firefighters at the Mississauga Train Derailmentp. 25
Iceberg Paths and Collision Risks for Fixed Marine Structuresp. 45
Temporal Patterns in Twenty Years of Canadian Homicidesp. 71
Extreme-value Analysis of Canadian Wind Speedsp. 119
Beer Chemistry and Canadians' Beer Preferencesp. 145
Estimation of the Need for Child Care in Canadap. 177
Estimation of the Mutagen Potency of Environmental Chemicals Using Short-term Bioassayp. 219
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ISBN: 9780387944104
ISBN-10: 0387944109
Series: Lecture Notes in Statistics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.55  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.39