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Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining:: Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bruce Ratner
June 01, 2017

Interest in predictive analytics of big data has grown exponentially in the four years since the publication of Statistical and Machine-Learning Data Mining: Techniques for Better Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Big Data, Second Edition. In the third edition of this bestseller, the author has...

Design of Experiments: An Introduction Based on Linear Models

1st Edition

Max Morris
May 31, 2017

Offering deep insight into the connections between design choice and the resulting statistical analysis, Design of Experiments: An Introduction Based on Linear Models explores how experiments are designed using the language of linear statistical models. The book presents an organized framework for...

Generalized Additive Models: An Introduction with R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Simon N. Wood
May 30, 2017

The first edition of this book has established itself as one of the leading references on generalized additive models (GAMs), and the only book on the topic to be introductory in nature with a wealth of practical examples and software implementation. It is self-contained, providing the necessary...

Logistic Regression Models

1st Edition

Joseph M. Hilbe
May 25, 2017

Logistic Regression Models presents an overview of the full range of logistic models, including binary, proportional, ordered, partially ordered, and unordered categorical response regression procedures. Other topics discussed include panel, survey, skewed, penalized, and exact logistic models. The...

Flexible Regression and Smoothing: Using GAMLSS in R

1st Edition

Mikis D. Stasinopoulos, Robert A. Rigby, Gillian Z. Heller, Vlasios Voudouris, Fernanda De Bastiani
May 02, 2017

This book is about learning from data using the Generalized Additive Models for Location, Scale and Shape (GAMLSS). GAMLSS extends the Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) and Generalized Additive Models (GAMs) to accommodate large complex datasets, which are increasingly prevalent. In particular, the...

Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R

2nd Edition

Francois Husson, Sebastien Le, Jérôme Pagès
April 25, 2017

Full of real-world case studies and practical advice, Exploratory Multivariate Analysis by Example Using R, Second Edition focuses on four fundamental methods of multivariate exploratory data analysis that are most suitable for applications. It covers principal component analysis (PCA) when...

Quality Management for Organizations Using Lean Six Sigma Techniques

1st Edition

Erick Jones
March 31, 2017

The next step in the evolution of the organizational quality field, Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has come of age. However, many challenges to using LSS in lieu of, in conjunction with, or integrated with other quality initiatives remain. An update on the current focus of quality management, Quality...

Change-Point Analysis in Nonstationary Stochastic Models

1st Edition

Boris Brodsky
March 23, 2017

This book covers the development of methods for detection and estimation of changes in complex systems. These systems are generally described by nonstationary stochastic models, which comprise both static and dynamic regimes, linear and nonlinear dynamics, and constant and time-variant structures...

Modern Data Science with R

1st Edition

Benjamin S. Baumer, Daniel T. Kaplan, Nicholas J. Horton
February 02, 2017

Modern Data Science with R is a comprehensive data science textbook for undergraduates that incorporates statistical and computational thinking to solve real-world problems with data. Rather than focus exclusively on case studies or programming syntax, this book illustrates how statistical...

Testing R Code

1st Edition

Richard Cotton
January 19, 2017

Learn how to write R code with fewer bugs. The problem with programming is that you are always one typo away from writing something silly. Likewise with data analysis, a small mistake in your model can lead to a big mistake in your results. Combining the two disciplines means that it is all too...

Multilevel Modeling Using Mplus

1st Edition

Holmes Finch, Jocelyn Bolin
December 22, 2016

This book is designed primarily for upper level undergraduate and graduate level students taking a course in multilevel modelling and/or statistical modelling with a large multilevel modelling component. The focus is on presenting the theory and practice of major multilevel modelling...

Handbook of Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports

1st Edition

Jim Albert, Mark E. Glickman, Tim B. Swartz, Ruud H. Koning
December 21, 2016

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)...