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Exploring Statistics : Statistics: Textbooks and Monographs - Damaraju Raghavarao

Exploring Statistics

Statistics: Textbooks and Monographs

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Published: 1st April 1988
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Featuring Minitab computer outputs for results on regression analysis, analysis of variance, and contingency tables, this useful textbook provides a concise and highly readable introduction to commonly used statistical methodology for non-mathematics majors. It includes end-of-chapter problems with solutions plus 60 multiple choice questions in a final section convenient for tests or assignments. Exploring Statistics describes data collection procedures in order to show how statistical analysis is based on the way data is obtained ... illustrates concepts through concrete examples from diverse fields ... furnishes computational and mathematical details in appendixes to each chapter ... discusses current data analysis tools such as stem-and-leaf plots and box-and-whisker plots ... and stresses the planning and interpretation of statistical problems. Illustrated with line drawings and tables that clarify the presentation, Exploring Statistics is an indispensable pedagogic tool for all teachers of introductory statistics for engineering, medical, and business students, as well as a superb self-study guide for professionals who need statistical knowledge. Book jacket.

Prefacep. v
What Is Meant by Data?p. 1
Referencesp. 9
How to Collect Datap. 11
Population and Samplesp. 11
Survey Methodp. 14
Experimental Methodp. 27
Panel Studiesp. 37
Cohort Studiesp. 37
Published Data Sourcesp. 39
Referencesp. 39
Appendixp. 40
Exercisesp. 41
Summarization of Datap. 42
Frequency Tables, Line Diagrams, and Histogramsp. 42
Stem-and-Leaf Displaysp. 51
Two-Way and Higher-Way Contingency Tablesp. 53
Two- and Higher-Way Summary Tablesp. 58
Central Tendency Measuresp. 60
Range, Variance, and Standard Deviationp. 67
Use of Mean and SD for Interpreting Datap. 68
Referencesp. 73
Appendixp. 73
Exercisesp. 89
Simple Inferences that Can Be Drawn for One Populationp. 91
Probabilityp. 92
Estimationp. 103
Philosophy of Tests of Statistical Hypothesesp. 106
Examples of Tests of Hypothesesp. 111
Appendixp. 114
Exercisesp. 138
Use of the Relationship Between Variablesp. 142
Scatter Diagramp. 143
Linear Regression Equationp. 152
Polynomial Regression Equationp. 164
Multiple Regression Equationp. 169
Referencesp. 179
Appendixp. 180
Exercisesp. 189
Why Do Analysis of Variance?p. 192
One-Way Analysis of Variance (Fixed Effects)p. 193
One-Way Analysis of Variance (Random Effects)p. 203
Randomized Block Designp. 205
Referencesp. 210
Appendixp. 211
Exercisesp. 227
The Use of Chi-Square Testsp. 230
Tests of Goodness of Fitp. 231
Contingency Tablesp. 234
Appendixp. 241
Exercisesp. 250
Review Exercisesp. 253
Appendixp. 263
Indexp. 272
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ISBN: 9780824779528
ISBN-10: 0824779525
Series: Statistics: Textbooks and Monographs
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 1st April 1988
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 15.14  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1