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Nonparametric Statistical Tests: A Computational Approach

Markus Neuhauser
October 23, 2017

Nonparametric Statistical Tests: A Computational Approach describes classical nonparametric tests, as well as novel and little-known methods such as the Baumgartner-Weiss-Schindler and the Cucconi tests. The book presents SAS and R programs, allowing readers to carry out the different statistical...

An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models

Christopher Hay-Jahans
October 18, 2017

Focusing on user-developed programming, An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models serves two audiences: those who are familiar with the theory and applications of linear statistical models and wish to learn or enhance their skills in R; and those who are enrolled in an R-based course on...

Understanding Statistics for the Social Sciences with IBM SPSS

Robert Ho
September 22, 2017

Modern statistical software provides the ability to compute statistics in a timely, orderly fashion. This introductory statistics textbook presents clear explanations of basic statistical concepts and introduces students to the IBM SPSS program to demonstrate how to conduct statistical analyses via...

Health Econometrics Using Stata

Partha Deb, Edward C. Norton, Willard G. Manning
September 08, 2017

Health Econometrics Using Stata by Partha Deb, Edward C. Norton, and Willard G. Manning provides an excellent overview of the methods used to analyze data on healthcare expenditure and use. Aimed at researchers, graduate students, and practitioners, this book introduces readers to widely used...

Data Science Foundations: Geometry and Topology of Complex Hierarchic Systems and Big Data Analytics

Fionn Murtagh
September 07, 2017

"Data Science Foundations is most welcome and, indeed, a piece of literature that the field is very much in need of…quite different from most data analytics texts which largely ignore foundational concepts and simply present a cookbook of methods…a very useful text and I would certainly use it in...

Generalized Linear Models with Random Effects: Unified Analysis via H-likelihood, Second Edition

Youngjo Lee, John A. Nelder, Yudi Pawitan
August 01, 2017

This is the second edition of a monograph on generalized linear models with random effects that extends the classic work of McCullagh and Nelder. It has been thoroughly updated, with around 80 pages added, including new material on the extended likelihood approach that strengthens the theoretical...

Exploratory Data Analysis with MATLAB, Third Edition

Wendy L. Martinez, Angel R. Martinez, Jeffrey Solka
July 27, 2017

Praise for the Second Edition:"The authors present an intuitive and easy-to-read book. … accompanied by many examples, proposed exercises, good references, and comprehensive appendices that initiate the reader unfamiliar with MATLAB."—Adolfo Alvarez Pinto, International Statistical Review "...

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R

Graham J. Williams
July 13, 2017

The Essentials of Data Science: Knowledge Discovery Using R presents the concepts of data science through a hands-on approach using free and open source software. It systematically drives an accessible journey through data analysis and machine learning to discover and share knowledge from...

Handbook of Regression Methods

Derek Scott Young
July 05, 2017

Handbook of Regression Methods concisely covers numerous traditional, contemporary, and nonstandard regression methods. The handbook provides a broad overview of regression models, diagnostic procedures, and inference procedures, with emphasis on how these methods are applied. The organization of...

Applied Survey Data Analysis, Second Edition

Steven G. Heeringa, Brady T. West, Patricia A. Berglund
June 27, 2017

Highly recommended by the Journal of Official Statistics, The American Statistician, and other journals, Applied Survey Data Analysis, Second Edition provides an up-to-date overview of state-of-the-art approaches to the analysis of complex sample survey data. Building on the wealth of material on...

Statistical Simulation: Power Method Polynomials and Other Transformations

Todd C. Headrick
June 14, 2017

Although power method polynomials based on the standard normal distributions have been used in many different contexts for the past 30 years, it was not until recently that the probability density function (pdf) and cumulative distribution function (cdf) were derived and made available. Focusing on...

Simultaneous Inference in Regression

Wei Liu
June 13, 2017

Simultaneous confidence bands enable more intuitive and detailed inference of regression analysis than the standard inferential methods of parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Simultaneous Inference in Regression provides a thorough overview of the construction methods and applications of...