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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....

Elementary Probability with Applications

1st Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
October 07, 2019

Probability plays an essential role in making decisions in areas such as business, politics, and sports, among others. Professor Rabinowitz, based on many years of teaching, has created a textbook suited for classroom use as well as for self-study that is filled with hundreds of carefully chosen...

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)...

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance

2nd Edition

Alexander Melnikov
September 25, 2019

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance, Second Edition presents an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the main concepts and methods that transform risk management into a quantitative science. Taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of risk analysis, the author discusses many...

An Introduction to Random Sets

1st Edition

Hung T. Nguyen
September 19, 2019

The study of random sets is a large and rapidly growing area with connections to many areas of mathematics and applications in widely varying disciplines, from economics and decision theory to biostatistics and image analysis. The drawback to such diversity is that the research reports are...

Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories

1st Edition

Daniel Mandallaz
September 19, 2019

Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical...

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...

Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation

1st Edition

Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma
September 11, 2019

This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It...

Healthcare Analytics: Foundations and Frontiers

1st Edition

Ross M. Mullner, Edward M. Rafalski
September 10, 2019

This is a comprehensive, practical guide which looks at the advantages and limitations of new data analysis techniques being introduced across public health and administration services. The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "...

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