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Music Data Analysis: Foundations and Applications

Claus Weihs, Dietmar Jannach, Igor Vatolkin, Guenter Rudolph
October 21, 2016

This book provides a comprehensive overview of music data analysis, from introductory material to advanced concepts. It covers various applications including transcription and segmentation as well as chord and harmony, instrument and tempo recognition. It also discusses the implementation aspects...

Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition

Song S. Qian
October 21, 2016

Emphasizing the inductive nature of statistical thinking, Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition, connects applied statistics to the environmental and ecological fields. Using examples from published works in the ecological and environmental literature, the book explains the...

Financial Econometrics Using Stata

Simona Boffelli, Giovanni Urga
October 21, 2016

Financial Econometrics Using Stata is an essential reference for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners who use Stata to perform intermediate or advanced methods. After discussing the characteristics of financial time series, the authors provide introductions to ARMA models, univariate...

Basic Experimental Strategies and Data Analysis for Science and Engineering

John Lawson, John Erjavec
October 14, 2016

Although books covering experimental design are often written for academic courses taken by statistics majors, most experiments performed in industry and academic research are designed and analyzed by non-statisticians. Therefore, a need exists for a desk reference that will be useful to...

Pragmatics of Uncertainty

Joseph B. Kadane
October 13, 2016

A fair question to ask of an advocate of subjective Bayesianism (which the author is) is "how would you model uncertainty?" In this book, the author writes about how he has done it using real problems from the past, and offers additional comments about the context in which he was working....

Multivariate Statistical Methods: A Primer, Fourth Edition

Bryan F.J. Manly, Jorge A. Navarro Alberto
October 11, 2016

Multivariate Statistical Methods: A Primer provides an introductory overview of multivariate methods without getting too deep into the mathematical details. This fourth edition is a revised and updated version of this bestselling introductory textbook. It retains the clear and concise style of the...

Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

Danny McCarroll
October 11, 2016

This book is aimed directly at students of geography, particularly those who lack confidence in manipulating numbers. The aim is not to teach the mathematics behind statistical tests, but to focus on the logic, so that students can choose the most appropriate tests, apply them in the most...

Dental Statistics Made Easy, Third Edition

Nigel C. Smeeton
October 11, 2016

This essential textbook presents the basics of dental statistics in an accessible way, combining explanation in non-technical language with key messages, practical examples, suggestions for further reading and exercises complete with detailed solutions. There is an emphasis on the principles and...

Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems, Third Edition

Vidyadhar G. Kulkarni
October 07, 2016

Building on the author’s more than 35 years of teaching experience, Modeling and Analysis of Stochastic Systems, Third Edition, covers the most important classes of stochastic processes used in the modeling of diverse systems. For each class of stochastic process, the text includes its definition,...

Applied Biclustering Methods for Big and High-Dimensional Data Using R

Adetayo Kasim, Ziv Shkedy, Sebastian Kaiser, Sepp Hochreiter, Willem Talloen
October 04, 2016

Proven Methods for Big Data Analysis As big data has become standard in many application areas, challenges have arisen related to methodology and software development, including how to discover meaningful patterns in the vast amounts of data. Addressing these problems, Applied Biclustering...

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
October 04, 2016

Elementary Probability with Applications, Second Edition shows students how probability has practical uses in many different fields, such as business, politics, and sports. In the book, students learn about probability concepts from real-world examples rather than theory. The text explains how...

Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data

Ardo van den Hout
September 29, 2016

Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data introduces methods to describe stochastic processes that consist of transitions between states over time. It is targeted at researchers in medical statistics, epidemiology, demography, and social statistics. One of the applications in the book...