Introductory Statistics & General References

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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?...

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,...

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...