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Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Michael Baron
June 14, 2019

Praise for the Second Edition: "The author has done his homework on the statistical tools needed for the particular challenges computer scientists encounter... [He] has taken great care to select examples that are interesting and practical for computer scientists. ... The content is illustrated with...

Feature Engineering and Selection: A Practical Approach for Predictive Models

1st Edition

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Max Kuhn, Kjell Johnson
August 2, 2019

The process of developing predictive models includes many stages. Most resources focus on the modeling algorithms but neglect other critical aspects of the modeling process. This book describes techniques for finding the best representations of predictors for modeling and for nding the best subset o...

Geocomputation with R

1st Edition

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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...

Multilevel Modeling Using R

2nd Edition

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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 ...

Practical Multivariate Analysis

6th Edition

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Abdelmonem Afifi, Susanne May, Robin Donatello, Virginia A. Clark
October 14, 2019

This is the sixth edition of a popular textbook on multivariate analysis. Well-regarded for its practical and accessible approach, with excellent examples and good guidance on computing, the book is particularly popular for teaching outside statistics, i.e. in epidemiology, social science, business,...

Bayesian Hierarchical Models: With Applications Using R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Peter D. Congdon
September 30, 2019

An intermediate-level treatment of Bayesian hierarchical models and their applications, this book demonstrates the advantages of a Bayesian approach to data sets involving inferences for collections of related units or variables, and in methods where parameters can be treated as random collections. ...

Handbook of Item Response Theory, Three Volume Set_PBD

1st Edition

Wim J. van der Linden
October 16, 2019

Drawing on the work of 75 internationally acclaimed experts in the field, Handbook of Item Response Theory, Three-Volume Set presents all major item response models, classical and modern statistical tools used in item response theory (IRT), and major areas of applications of IRT in educational and...

Practical Multivariate Analysis

6th Edition

Abdelmonem Afifi, Susanne May, Robin Donatello, Virginia A. Clark
October 14, 2019

This is the sixth edition of a popular textbook on multivariate analysis. Well-regarded for its practical and accessible approach, with excellent examples and good guidance on computing, the book is particularly popular for teaching outside statistics, i.e. in epidemiology, social science, business...

Bayesian Applications in Pharmaceutical Development

1st Edition

Mani Lakshminarayanan, Fanni Natanegara
October 11, 2019

The cost for bringing new medicine from discovery to market has nearly doubled in the last decade and has now reached $2.6 billion. There is an urgent need to make drug development less time-consuming and less costly. Innovative trial designs/ analyses such as the Bayesian approach are essential to...

Clinical Data Quality Checks for CDISC Compliance Using SAS

1st Edition

Sunil Gupta
October 07, 2019

Clinical Data Quality Checks for CDISC Compliance using SAS is the first book focused on identifying and correcting data quality and CDISC compliance issues with real-world innovative SAS programming techniques such as Proc SQL, metadata and macro programming. Learn to master Proc SQL’s subqueries...

Regression Modeling: Methods, Theory, and Computation with SAS

1st Edition

Michael Panik
October 07, 2019

Regression Modeling: Methods, Theory, and Computation with SAS provides an introduction to a diverse assortment of regression techniques using SAS to solve a wide variety of regression problems. The author fully documents the SAS programs and thoroughly explains the output produced by the programs....

Elementary Probability with Applications

1st Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
October 07, 2019

Probability plays an essential role in making decisions in areas such as business, politics, and sports, among others. Professor Rabinowitz, based on many years of teaching, has created a textbook suited for classroom use as well as for self-study that is filled with hundreds of carefully chosen...

Bayesian Hierarchical Models: With Applications Using R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter D. Congdon
September 30, 2019

An intermediate-level treatment of Bayesian hierarchical models and their applications, this book demonstrates the advantages of a Bayesian approach to data sets involving inferences for collections of related units or variables, and in methods where parameters can be treated as random collections....

Handbook of Big Data

1st Edition

Peter Bühlmann, Petros Drineas, Michael Kane, Mark van der Laan
September 27, 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 Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports

1st Edition

Jim Albert, Mark E. Glickman, Tim B. Swartz, Ruud H. Koning
September 27, 2019

This handbook will provide both overviews of statistical methods in sports and in-depth treatment of critical problems and challenges confronting statistical research in sports. The material in the handbook will be organized by major sport (baseball, football, hockey, basketball, and soccer)...

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance

2nd Edition

Alexander Melnikov
September 25, 2019

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance, Second Edition presents an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the main concepts and methods that transform risk management into a quantitative science. Taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of risk analysis, the author discusses many...

An Introduction to Random Sets

1st Edition

Hung T. Nguyen
September 19, 2019

The study of random sets is a large and rapidly growing area with connections to many areas of mathematics and applications in widely varying disciplines, from economics and decision theory to biostatistics and image analysis. The drawback to such diversity is that the research reports are...

Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories

1st Edition

Daniel Mandallaz
September 19, 2019

Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical...

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