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Statistical Testing Strategies in the Health Sciences

1st Edition

Albert Vexler, Alan D. Hutson, Xiwei Chen
May 25, 2016

Statistical Testing Strategies in the Health Sciences provides a compendium of statistical approaches for decision making, ranging from graphical methods and classical procedures through computationally intensive bootstrap strategies to advanced empirical likelihood techniques. It bridges the gap...

Bayesian Psychometric Modeling

1st Edition

Roy Levy, Robert J. Mislevy
May 23, 2016

A Single Cohesive Framework of Tools and Procedures for Psychometrics and Assessment Bayesian Psychometric Modeling presents a unified Bayesian approach across traditionally separate families of psychometric models. It shows that Bayesian techniques, as alternatives to conventional approaches,...

An Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata, Revised Third Edition

4th Edition

Mario Cleves, William Gould, Yulia Marchenko
May 10, 2016

An Introduction to Survival Analysis Using Stata, Revised Third Edition is the ideal tutorial for professional data analysts who want to learn survival analysis for the first time or who are well versed in survival analysis but are not as dexterous in using Stata to analyze survival data. This text...

Ordered Regression Models: Parallel, Partial, and Non-Parallel Alternatives

1st Edition

Andrew S. Fullerton, Jun Xu
April 05, 2016

Estimate and Interpret Results from Ordered Regression Models Ordered Regression Models: Parallel, Partial, and Non-Parallel Alternatives presents regression models for ordinal outcomes, which are variables that have ordered categories but unknown spacing between the categories. The book provides...

Extending the Linear Model with R: Generalized Linear, Mixed Effects and Nonparametric Regression Models, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Julian J. Faraway
March 24, 2016

Start Analyzing a Wide Range of Problems Since the publication of the bestselling, highly recommended first edition, R has considerably expanded both in popularity and in the number of packages available. Extending the Linear Model with R: Generalized Linear, Mixed Effects and Nonparametric...

State-Space Methods for Time Series Analysis: Theory, Applications and Software

1st Edition

Jose Casals, Alfredo Garcia-Hiernaux, Miguel Jerez, Sonia Sotoca, A. Alexandre Trindade
March 23, 2016

The state-space approach provides a formal framework where any result or procedure developed for a basic model can be seamlessly applied to a standard formulation written in state-space form. Moreover, it can accommodate with a reasonable effort nonstandard situations, such as observation errors,...

Ranking of Multivariate Populations: A Permutation Approach with Applications

1st Edition

Livio Corain, Rosa Arboretti, Stefano Bonnini
March 10, 2016

Ranking of Multivariate Populations: A Permutation Approach with Applications presents a novel permutation-based nonparametric approach for ranking several multivariate populations. Using data collected from both experimental and observation studies, it covers some of the most useful designs widely...

Handbook of Big Data

1st Edition

Peter Bühlmann, Petros Drineas, Michael Kane, Mark van der Laan
February 18, 2016

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...

Analysis of Variance, Design, and Regression: Linear Modeling for Unbalanced Data, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ronald Christensen
December 22, 2015

Analysis of Variance, Design, and Regression: Linear Modeling for Unbalanced Data, Second Edition presents linear structures for modeling data with an emphasis on how to incorporate specific ideas (hypotheses) about the structure of the data into a linear model for the data. The book carefully...

Handbook of Discrete-Valued Time Series

1st Edition

Richard A. Davis, Scott H. Holan, Robert Lund, Nalini Ravishanker
December 21, 2015

Model a Wide Range of Count Time Series Handbook of Discrete-Valued Time Series presents state-of-the-art methods for modeling time series of counts and incorporates frequentist and Bayesian approaches for discrete-valued spatio-temporal data and multivariate data. While the book focuses on time...

Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan

1st Edition

Richard McElreath
December 21, 2015

Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan builds readers’ knowledge of and confidence in statistical modeling. Reflecting the need for even minor programming in today’s model-based statistics, the book pushes readers to perform step-by-step calculations that are usually...

Extreme Value Modeling and Risk Analysis: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Dipak K. Dey, Jun Yan
December 21, 2015

Extreme Value Modeling and Risk Analysis: Methods and Applications presents a broad overview of statistical modeling of extreme events along with the most recent methodologies and various applications. The book brings together background material and advanced topics, eliminating the need to sort...

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