Introductory Statistics & General References

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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)...

Measuring Society

1st Edition

Chaitra H. Nagaraja
August 09, 2019

Collecting and analyzing data on unemployment, inflation, and inequality help describe the complex world around us. When published by the government, such data are called official statistics. They are reported by the media, used by politicians to lend weight to their arguments, and by economic...

Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic Scientists

1st Edition

James Michael Curran
June 07, 2019

Statistical methods provide a logical, coherent framework in which data from experimental science can be analyzed. However, many researchers lack the statistical skills or resources that would allow them to explore their data to its full potential. Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic...

Statistics for Business

1st Edition

Perumal Mariappan
June 04, 2019

Statistics for Business is meant as a textbook for students in business, computer science, bioengineering, environmental technology, and mathematics. In recent years, business statistics is used widely for decision making in business endeavours. It emphasizes statistical applications, statistical...

The Analysis of Time Series: An Introduction with R

7th Edition

Chris Chatfield, Haipeng Xing
May 09, 2019

This new edition of this classic title, now in its seventh edition, presents a balanced and comprehensive introduction to the theory, implementation, and practice of time series analysis. The book covers a wide range of topics, including ARIMA models, forecasting methods, spectral analysis, linear...

Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics

1st Edition

Sharon L. Lohr
March 29, 2019

Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring...

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...

R Companion to Elementary Applied Statistics

1st Edition

Christopher Hay-Jahans
January 08, 2019

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...

Improving Your NCAA® Bracket with Statistics

1st Edition

Tom Adams
December 20, 2018

Twenty-four million people wager nearly $3 billion on college basketball pools each year, but few are aware that winning strategies have been developed by researchers at Harvard, Yale, and other universities over the past two decades. Bad advice from media sources and even our own psychological...

Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer
December 03, 2018

Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to...

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....

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?...