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Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R

1st Edition

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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...

Theory of Spatial Statistics: A Concise Introduction

1st Edition

M.N.M. van Lieshout
March 11, 2019

Spatial data are collected in various ways, for example, weather maps, soil samples, incident patterns, microscopical slices, satellite, radar, or X-ray images. The statistical analysis of spatial data is treated as a separate topic, as it is different from classical statistical data in a number of...

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...

Statistics and Health Care Fraud: How to Save Billions

1st Edition

Tahir Ekin
February 13, 2019

Statistics and Health Care Fraud: How to Save Billions helps the public to become more informed citizens through discussions of real world health care examples and fraud assessment applications. The author presents statistical and analytical methods used in health care fraud audits without...

Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Medical Treatments

1st Edition

Elias Moreno, Francisco Jose Vazquez-Polo, Miguel Angel Negrín-Hernández
January 29, 2019

Cost-effectiveness analysis is becoming an increasingly important tool for decision making in the health systems. Cost-Effectiveness of Medical Treatments formulates the cost-effectiveness analysis as a statistical decision problem, identifies the sources of uncertainty of the problem, and gives an...

Statistical Methods in Psychiatry Research and SPSS

2nd Edition

M. Venkataswamy Reddy
January 22, 2019

This volume, Statistical Methods in Psychiatry Research and SPSS, now going into its second edition, has been helping psychiatrists expand their knowledge of statistical methods and fills the gaps in their applications as well as introduces data analysis software. It addresses the statistical needs...

Practical R for Mass Communication and Journalism

1st Edition

Sharon Machlis
December 26, 2018

Do you want to use R to tell stories? This book was written for you—whether you already know some R or have never coded before. Most R texts focus only on programming or statistical theory. Practical R for Mass Communication and Journalism gives you ideas, tools, and techniques for incorporating...

Statistical Approaches in Oncology Clinical Development: Current Paradigm and Methodological Advancement

1st Edition

Satrajit Roychoudhury, Soumi Lahiri
November 21, 2018

Statistical Approaches in Oncology Clinical Development : Current Paradigm and Methodological Advancement presents an overview of statistical considerations in oncology clinical trials, both early and late phase of development. It illustrates how novel statistical methods can enrich the design and...

Platform Trial Designs in Drug Development: Umbrella Trials and Basket Trials

1st Edition

Zoran Antonijevic, Robert A. Beckman
November 21, 2018

Platform trials test multiple therapies in one indication, one therapy for multiple indications, or both. These novel clinical trial designs can dramatically increase the cost-effectiveness of drug development, leading to life-altering medicines for people suffering from serious illnesses, possibly...

Multivariate Statistics Made Simple: A Practical Approach

1st Edition

K V S Sarma, R Vishnu Vardhan
November 20, 2018

This book explains the advanced but essential concepts of Multivariate Statistics in a practical way while touching the mathematical logic in a befitting manner. The illustrations are based on real case studies from a super specialty hospital where active research is going on....

Medical Product Safety Evaluation: Biological Models and Statistical Methods

1st Edition

Jie Chen, Joseph Heyse, Tze Leung Lai
September 10, 2018

Medical Product Safety Evaluation: Biological Models and Statistical Methods presents cutting-edge biological models and statistical methods that are tailored to specific objectives and data types for safety analysis and benefit-risk assessment. Some frequently encountered issues and challenges in...

Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies

1st Edition

Christophe Ley, Thomas Verdebout
September 10, 2018

This book collects important advances in methodology and data analysis for directional statistics. It is the companion book of the more theoretical treatment presented in Modern Directional Statistics (CRC Press, 2017). The field of directional statistics has received a lot of attention due to...

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health

1st Edition

Albert Vexler, Jihnhee Yu
August 22, 2018

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health provides a compendium of nonparametric likelihood statistical techniques in the perspective of health research applications. It includes detailed descriptions of the theoretical underpinnings of recently developed empirical likelihood-based...

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