Introductory Statistics & General References

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The Collected Works of John W. Tukey: Time Series 1965-1984 - Volume II

1st Edition

John Wilder Brillinger
November 12, 2018

To Cohn Tukey we can pay the highest tribute possible to a statistician: he has profoundly affected the way we analyze data. The Collected Works demonstrate this. The breadth and impact of his writings are stunning. Whole areas of statistics have their foundations laid and others are inspired �...

R Companion to Elementary Applied Statistics

1st Edition

Christopher Hay-Jahans
October 29, 2018

The R Companion to Elementary Applied Statistics includes traditional applications covered in elementary statistics courses as well as some additional methods that address questions that might arise during or after the application of commonly used methods. Beginning with basic tasks and...

Surprises in Probability: Seventeen Short Stories

1st Edition

Henk Tijms
September 10, 2018

This book brings together a variety of probability applications through entertaining stories that will appeal to a broad readership. What are the best stopping rules for the dating problem? What can Bayes’ formula tell us about the chances of a Champions League draw for soccer teams being rigged?...

Fundamentals of Probability: With Stochastic Processes

4th Edition

Saeed Ghahramani
September 04, 2018

"The 4th edition of Ghahramani's book is replete with intriguing historical notes, insightful comments, and well-selected examples/exercises that, together, capture much of the essence of probability. Along with its Companion Website, the book is suitable as a primary resource for a first course in...

Compositional Data Analysis in Practice

1st Edition

Michael Greenacre
August 01, 2018

Compositional Data Analysis in Practice is a user-oriented practical guide to the analysis of data with the property of a constant sum, for example percentages adding up to 100%. Compositional data can give misleading results if regular statistical methods are applied, and are best analysed by...

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide

1st Edition

Yihui Xie, J.J. Allaire, Garrett Grolemund
July 17, 2018

R Markdown: The Definitive Guide is the first official book authored by the core R Markdown developers that provides a comprehensive and accurate reference to the R Markdown ecosystem. With R Markdown, you can easily create reproducible data analysis reports, presentations, dashboards, interactive...

An Introduction to Generalized Linear Models

4th Edition

Annette J. Dobson, Adrian G. Barnett
April 13, 2018

An Introduction to Generalized Linear Models, Fourth Edition provides a cohesive framework for statistical modelling, with an emphasis on numerical and graphical methods. This new edition of a bestseller has been updated with new sections on non-linear associations, strategies for model selection,...

A Gentle Introduction to Stata

6th Edition

Alan C. Acock
April 12, 2018

Alan C. Acock's A Gentle Introduction to Stata, Sixth Edition is aimed at new Stata users who want to become proficient in Stata. After reading this introductory text, new users will be able not only to use Stata well but also to learn new aspects of Stata. Acock assumes that the user is not...

Stochastic Processes: An Introduction, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Peter Watts Jones, Peter Smith
October 16, 2017

Based on a well-established and popular course taught by the authors over many years, Stochastic Processes: An Introduction, Third Edition, discusses the modelling and analysis of random experiments, where processes evolve over time. The text begins with a review of relevant fundamental probability...

Visualizing Baseball

1st Edition

Jim Albert
August 17, 2017

Visualizing Baseball provides a visual exploration of the game of baseball. Graphical displays are used to show how measures of performance, at the team level and the individual level, have changed over the history of baseball. Graphs of career trajectories are helpful for understanding the...

Modern Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences: A Practical Introduction, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Rand Wilcox
August 08, 2017

Requiring no prior training, Modern Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences provides a two-semester, graduate-level introduction to basic statistical techniques that takes into account recent advances and insights that are typically ignored in an introductory course. Hundreds of journal...

Biostatistics: Concepts and Applications for Biologists

1st Edition

Brian Williams
July 12, 2017

This book is a first course in statistics for students of biology. Most of the examples have an ecological bias, but illustrate principles which have direct relevance for biologists doing laboratory work. The structured approach begins with basic concepts, and progresses towards an appreciation of...