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Advanced Spatial Modeling with Stochastic Partial Differential Equations Using R and INLA

1st Edition

Elias T. Krainski, Virgilio Gómez-Rubio, Haakon Bakka, Amanda Lenzi, Daniela Castro-Camilo, Daniel Simpson, Finn Lindgren, Håvard Rue
December 17, 2018

Modeling spatial and spatio-temporal continuous processes is an important and challenging problem in spatial statistics. Advanced Spatial Modeling with Stochastic Partial Differential Equations Using R and INLA describes in detail the stochastic partial differential equations (SPDE) approach for...

Applied Statistical Inference with MINITAB®, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Sally A. Lesik
December 14, 2018

Praise for the first edition: "One of my biggest complaints when I teach introductory statistics classes is that it takes me most of the semester to get to the good stuff—inferential statistics. The author manages to do this very quickly….if one were looking for a book that efficiently covers basic...

Advanced Regression Models with SAS and R

1st Edition

Olga Korosteleva
December 10, 2018

Advanced Regression Models with SAS and R exposes the reader to the modern world of regression analysis. The material covered by this book consists of regression models that go beyond linear regression, including models for right-skewed, categorical and hierarchical observations. The book presents...

R Graphics, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Paul Murrell
November 29, 2018

This third edition of Paul Murrell’s classic book on using R for graphics represents a major update, with a complete overhaul in focus and scope. It focuses primarily on the two core graphics packages in R - graphics and grid - and has a new section on integrating graphics. This section includes...

Handbook of Graphical Models

1st Edition

Marloes Maathuis, Mathias Drton, Steffen Lauritzen, Martin Wainwright
November 27, 2018

A graphical model is a statistical model that is represented by a graph. The factorization properties underlying graphical models facilitate tractable computation with multivariate distributions, making the models a valuable tool with a plethora of applications. Furthermore, directed...

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....

Applied Directional Statistics: Modern Methods and Case Studies

1st Edition

Christophe Ley, Thomas Verdebout
September 10, 2018

This book collects important advances in methodology and data analysis for directional statistics. It is the companion book of the more theoretical treatment presented in Modern Directional Statistics (CRC Press, 2017). The field of directional statistics has received a lot of attention due to...

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...

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health

1st Edition

Albert Vexler, Jihnhee Yu
August 22, 2018

Empirical Likelihood Methods in Biomedicine and Health provides a compendium of nonparametric likelihood statistical techniques in the perspective of health research applications. It includes detailed descriptions of the theoretical underpinnings of recently developed empirical likelihood-based...

Human Capital Systems, Analytics, and Data Mining

1st Edition

Robert C. Hughes
August 22, 2018

Human Capital Systems, Analytics, and Data Mining provides human capital professionals, researchers, and students with a comprehensive and portable guide to human capital systems, analytics and data mining. The main purpose of this book is to provide a rich tool set of methods and tutorials for...

Handbook of Approximate Bayesian Computation

1st Edition

Scott A. Sisson, Yanan Fan, Mark Beaumont
August 10, 2018

As the world becomes increasingly complex, so do the statistical models required to analyse the challenging problems ahead. For the very first time in a single volume, the Handbook of Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC) presents an extensive overview of the theory, practice and application of...

Survey Sampling

1st Edition

Arijit Chaudhuri
July 24, 2018

This venture aspires to be a mix of a textbook at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and a monograph to catch the attention of researchers in theoretical and practical aspects of survey sampling at diverse levels demanding a comprehensive review of what useful materials have preceded, with...