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Advanced R, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Hadley Wickham
May 30, 2019

Advanced R helps you understand how R works at a fundamental level. It is designed for R programmers who want to deepen their understanding of the language, and programmers experienced in other languages who want to understand what makes R different and special. This book will teach you the founda...

Estimands, Estimators and Sensitivity Analysis in Clinical Trials

1st Edition

Craig Mallinckrodt, Geert Molenberghs, Ilya Lipkovich, Bohdana Ratitch
February 10, 2020

The concepts of estimands, analyses (estimators), and sensitivity are interrelated. Therefore, great need exists for an integrated approach to these topics. This book acts as a practical guide to developing and implementing statistical analysis plans by explaining fundamental concepts using...

Monitoring the Health of Populations by Tracking Disease Outbreaks: Saving Humanity from the Next Plague

1st Edition

Steven E Rigdon, Ronald D. Fricker, Jr.
February 04, 2020

Today the citizens of developed countries have never experienced a large-scale disease outbreak like the plague that could sweep through communities with impunity killing millions. One reason is the success of the public health community, including epidemiologists and biostatisticians, in tracking...

Spatial Cluster Modelling

1st Edition

Andrew B. Lawson, David G.T. Denison
January 29, 2020

Research has generated a number of advances in methods for spatial cluster modelling in recent years, particularly in the area of Bayesian cluster modelling. Along with these advances has come an explosion of interest in the potential applications of this work, especially in epidemiology and genome...

Handbook of Neuroimaging Data Analysis

1st Edition

Hernando Ombao, Martin Lindquist, Wesley Thompson, John Aston
November 08, 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...

Innovative Statistics in Regulatory Science

1st Edition

Shein-Chung Chow
November 07, 2019

Statistical methods that are commonly used in the review and approval process of regulatory submissions are usually referred to as statistics in regulatory science or regulatory statistics. In a broader sense, statistics in regulatory science can be defined as valid statistics that are employed in...

Handbook of Infectious Disease Data Analysis

1st Edition

Leonhard Held, Niel Hens, Philip D O'Neill, Jacco Wallinga
October 25, 2019

Recent years have seen an explosion in new kinds of data on infectious diseases, including data on social contacts, whole genome sequences of pathogens, biomarkers for susceptibility to infection, serological panel data, and surveillance data. The Handbook of Infectious Disease Data Analysis...

Elementary Bayesian Biostatistics

1st Edition

Lemuel A. Moyé
October 18, 2019

Bayesian analyses have made important inroads in modern clinical research due, in part, to the incorporation of the traditional tools of noninformative priors as well as the modern innovations of adaptive randomization and predictive power. Presenting an introductory perspective to modern Bayesian...

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics

1st Edition

Dipak K. Dey, Samiran Ghosh, Bani K. Mallick
October 17, 2019

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics discusses the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods for the analysis of high-throughput bioinformatics data arising from problems in molecular and structural biology and disease-related medical research, such as cancer. It presents a broad...

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...

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....