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Multilevel Modeling Using R

2nd Edition


W. Holmes Finch, Jocelyn E. Bolin, Ken Kelley
May 20, 2019

Like its bestselling predecessor, Multilevel Modeling Using R, Second Edition provides the reader with a helpful guide to conducting multilevel data modeling using the R software environment. After reviewing standard linear models, the authors present the basics of multilevel models and explain how ...

The Analysis of Time Series: An Introduction with R

7th Edition


Chris Chatfield, Haipeng Xing
May 9, 2019

This new edition of this classic title, now in its seventh edition, presents a balanced and comprehensive introduction to the theory, implementation, and practice of time series analysis. The book covers a wide range of topics, including ARIMA models, forecasting methods, spectral analysis, linear s...

Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R

1st Edition


Christopher K. Wikle, Andrew Zammit-Mangion, Noel Cressie
February 18, 2019

The world is becoming increasingly complex, with larger quantities of data available to be analyzed. It so happens that much of these "big data" that are available are spatio-temporal in nature, meaning that they can be indexed by their spatial locations and time stamps. Spatio-Temporal Statistics w...

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning

1st Edition


Taylor Arnold, Michael Kane, Bryan W. Lewis
January 29, 2019

A Computational Approach to Statistical Learning gives a novel introduction to predictive modeling by focusing on the algorithmic and numeric motivations behind popular statistical methods. The text contains annotated code to over 80 original reference functions. These functions provide minimal work...

Geocomputation with R

1st Edition


Robin Lovelace, Jakub Nowosad, Jannes Muenchow
March 25, 2019

Geocomputation with R is for people who want to analyze, visualize and model geographic data with open source software. It is based on R, a statistical programming language that has powerful data processing, visualization, and geospatial capabilities. The book equips you with the knowledge and skill...

Analysis of Incidence Rates

1st Edition


Peter Cummings
April 15, 2019

Incidence rates are counts divided by person-time; mortality rates are a well-known example. Analysis of Incidence Rates offers a detailed discussion of the practical aspects of analyzing incidence rates. Important pitfalls and areas of controversy are discussed. The text is aimed at graduate studen...

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling

1st Edition

Miguel A. Martinez-Beneito, Paloma Botella-Rocamora
July 16, 2019

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling guides the reader from the basics of disease mapping to the most advanced topics in this field. A multidimensional framework is offered that makes possible the joint modeling of several risks patterns corresponding to combinations of...

Metamodeling for Variable Annuities

1st Edition

Guojun Gan, Emiliano A. Valdez
July 16, 2019

This book is devoted to the mathematical methods of metamodeling that can be used to speed up the valuation of large portfolios of variable annuities. It is suitable for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and practitioners. It is the goal of this book to describe the computational...

Bayesian Analysis with R for Drug Development: Concepts, Algorithms, and Case Studies

1st Edition

Harry Yang, Steven Novick
July 09, 2019

Drug development is an iterative process. The recent publications of regulatory guidelines further entail a lifecycle approach. Blending data from disparate sources, the Bayesian approach provides a flexible framework for drug development. Despite its advantages, the uptake of Bayesian...

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis

1st Edition

Silvia Bacci, Bruno Chiandotto
July 08, 2019

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis provides the theoretical background to approach decision theory from a statistical perspective. It covers both traditional approaches, in terms of value theory and expected utility theory, and recent developments, in...

Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery

1st Edition

John David MacCuish, Norah E. MacCuish
July 02, 2019

With a DVD of color figures, Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery provides an expert guide on extracting the most pertinent information from pharmaceutical and biomedical data. It offers a concise overview of common and recent clustering methods used in bioinformatics and drug discovery....

Economic Evaluation of Cancer Drugs: Using Clinical Trial and Real-World Data

1st Edition

Iftekhar Khan, Ralph Crott, Zahid Bashir
June 28, 2019

Cancer is a major healthcare burden across the world and impacts not only the people diagnosed with various cancers but also their families, carers, and healthcare systems. With advances in the diagnosis and treatment, more people are diagnosed early and receive treatments for a disease where few...

Teaching Data Analytics: Pedagogy and Program Design

1st Edition

Susan A Vowels, Katherine Leaming Goldberg
June 28, 2019

The need for analytics skills is a source of the burgeoning growth in the number of analytics and decision science programs in higher education developed to feed the need for capable employees in this area. The very size and continuing growth of this need means that there is still space for new...

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data

1st Edition

Norman Matloff
June 20, 2019

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data covers "math stat"—distributions, expected value, estimation etc.—but takes the phrase "Data Science" in the title quite seriously: * Real datasets are used extensively. * All data analysis is supported by R coding. * Includes...

Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications

1st Edition

Edoardo M. Airoldi, David Blei, Elena A. Erosheva, Stephen E. Fienberg
June 18, 2019

In response to scientific needs for more diverse and structured explanations of statistical data, researchers have discovered how to model individual data points as belonging to multiple groups. Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications shows you how to use these flexible modeling...

Handbook of Neuroimaging Data Analysis

1st Edition

Hernando Ombao, Martin Lindquist, Wesley Thompson, John Aston
June 18, 2019

This book explores various state-of-the-art aspects behind the statistical analysis of neuroimaging data. It examines the development of novel statistical approaches to model brain data. Designed for researchers in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, cognitive science, computer engineering...

Handbook of Big Data

1st Edition

Peter Bühlmann, Petros Drineas, Michael Kane, Mark van der Laan
June 18, 2019

Handbook of Big Data provides a state-of-the-art overview of the analysis of large-scale datasets. Featuring contributions from well-known experts in statistics and computer science, this handbook presents a carefully curated collection of techniques from both industry and academia. Thus, the text...

Handbook of Survival Analysis

1st Edition

John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim, Thomas H. Scheike
June 18, 2019

Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...