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Handbook of Neuroimaging Data Analysis

1st Edition

Hernando Ombao, Martin Lindquist, Wesley Thompson, John Aston
October 18, 2019

This book explores various state-of-the-art aspects behind the statistical analysis of neuroimaging data. It examines the development of novel statistical approaches to model brain data. Designed for researchers in statistics, biostatistics, computer science, cognitive science, computer engineering...

Practical Multivariate Analysis

6th Edition

Abdelmonem Afifi, Susanne May, Robin Donatello, Virginia A. Clark
October 14, 2019

This is the sixth edition of a popular textbook on multivariate analysis. Well-regarded for its practical and accessible approach, with excellent examples and good guidance on computing, the book is particularly popular for teaching outside statistics, i.e. in epidemiology, social science, business...

Regression Modeling: Methods, Theory, and Computation with SAS

1st Edition

Michael Panik
October 07, 2019

Regression Modeling: Methods, Theory, and Computation with SAS provides an introduction to a diverse assortment of regression techniques using SAS to solve a wide variety of regression problems. The author fully documents the SAS programs and thoroughly explains the output produced by the programs....

Bayesian Hierarchical Models: With Applications Using R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter D. Congdon
September 30, 2019

An intermediate-level treatment of Bayesian hierarchical models and their applications, this book demonstrates the advantages of a Bayesian approach to data sets involving inferences for collections of related units or variables, and in methods where parameters can be treated as random collections....

Handbook of Big Data

1st Edition

Peter Bühlmann, Petros Drineas, Michael Kane, Mark van der Laan
September 27, 2019

Handbook of Big Data provides a state-of-the-art overview of the analysis of large-scale datasets. Featuring contributions from well-known experts in statistics and computer science, this handbook presents a carefully curated collection of techniques from both industry and academia. Thus, the text...

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)...

A Guide to Research Methodology: An Overview of Research Problems, Tasks and Methods

1st Edition

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
September 18, 2019

Research Methodology is meant to provide a broad guideline to facilitate and steer the whole of a research activity in any discipline. With the ambit and amount of research increasing by the day, the need for Research Methodology is being widely appreciated. Against this backdrop, we notice the...

Genomics Data Analysis: False Discovery Rates and Empirical Bayes Methods

1st Edition

David R. Bickel
September 18, 2019

Statisticians have met the need to test hundreds or thousands of genomics hypotheses simultaneously with novel empirical Bayes methods that combine advantages of traditional Bayesian and frequentist statistics. Techniques for estimating the local false discovery rate assign probabilities of...

Statistical Inference: An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach

1st Edition

Murray Aitkin
September 05, 2019

Filling a gap in current Bayesian theory, Statistical Inference: An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach presents a unified Bayesian treatment of parameter inference and model comparisons that can be used with simple diffuse prior specifications. This novel approach provides new solutions to...

Concise Introduction to Basic Real Analysis

1st Edition

Hemen Dutta, P. N. Natarajan, Yeol Je Cho
August 28, 2019

This book provides an introduction to basic topics in Real Analysis and makes the subject easily understandable to all learners. The book is useful for those that are involved with Real Analysis in disciplines such as mathematics, engineering, technology, and other physical sciences. It provides a...

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis

1st Edition

Silvia Bacci, Bruno Chiandotto
July 08, 2019

Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory: Utility Theory and Causal Analysis provides the theoretical background to approach decision theory from a statistical perspective. It covers both traditional approaches, in terms of value theory and expected utility theory, and recent developments, in...

Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications

1st Edition

Edoardo M. Airoldi, David Blei, Elena A. Erosheva, Stephen E. Fienberg
June 18, 2019

In response to scientific needs for more diverse and structured explanations of statistical data, researchers have discovered how to model individual data points as belonging to multiple groups. Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications shows you how to use these flexible modeling...