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Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis

3rd Edition

Simon Washington, Matthew G. Karlaftis, Fred Mannering, Panagiotis Anastasopoulos
February 12, 2020

The book's website (with databases and other support materials) can be accessed here. Praise for the Second Edition: The second edition introduces an especially broad set of statistical methods … As a lecturer in both transportation and marketing research, I find this book an excellent textbook for...

Estimands, Estimators and Sensitivity Analysis in Clinical Trials

1st Edition

Craig Mallinckrodt, Geert Molenberghs, Ilya Lipkovich, Bohdana Ratitch
February 10, 2020

The concepts of estimands, analyses (estimators), and sensitivity are interrelated. Therefore, great need exists for an integrated approach to these topics. This book acts as a practical guide to developing and implementing statistical analysis plans by explaining fundamental concepts using...

Modelling Spatial and Spatial-Temporal Data: A Bayesian Approach

1st Edition

Robert P. Haining, Guangquan Li
February 07, 2020

Modelling Spatial and Spatial-Temporal Data: A Bayesian Approach is aimed at statisticians and quantitative social, economic and public health students and researchers who work with small-area spatial and spatial-temporal data. It assumes a grounding in statistical theory up to the standard linear...

Introduction to Web Mapping

1st Edition

Michael Dorman
February 04, 2020

A web map is an interactive display of geographic information, in the form of a web page, that you can use to tell stories and answer questions. Web maps have numerous advantages over traditional mapping techniques, such as the ability to display up-to-date or even real-time information, easy...

Spatial Cluster Modelling

1st Edition

Andrew B. Lawson, David G.T. Denison
January 29, 2020

Research has generated a number of advances in methods for spatial cluster modelling in recent years, particularly in the area of Bayesian cluster modelling. Along with these advances has come an explosion of interest in the potential applications of this work, especially in epidemiology and genome...

Interactive Web-Based Data Visualization with R, plotly, and shiny

1st Edition

Carson Sievert
January 21, 2020

The richly illustrated Interactive Web-Based Data Visualization with R, plotly, and shiny focuses on the process of programming interactive web graphics for multidimensional data analysis. It is written for the data analyst who wants to leverage the capabilities of interactive web graphics without...

Social Media Analytics for User Behavior Modeling: A Task Heterogeneity Perspective

1st Edition

Arun Reddy Nelakurthi, Jingrui He
January 16, 2020

In recent years social media has gained significant popularity and has become an essential medium of communication. Such user-generated content provides an excellent scenario for applying the metaphor of mining any information. Transfer learning is a research problem in machine learning that...

Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R

1st Edition

Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera
January 14, 2020

Using data from one season of NBA games, Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R is the perfect book for anyone interested in learning and applying data analytics in basketball. Whether assessing the spatial performance of an NBA player’s shots or doing an analysis of the impact of...

Surrogates: Gaussian Process Modeling, Design, and Optimization for the Applied Sciences

1st Edition

Robert B. Gramacy
January 08, 2020

Surrogates: a graduate textbook, or professional handbook, on topics at the interface between machine learning, spatial statistics, computer simulation, meta-modeling (i.e., emulation), design of experiments, and optimization. Experimentation through simulation, "human out-of-the-loop" statistical...

Probability and Bayesian Modeling

1st Edition

Jim Albert, Jingchen Hu
December 18, 2019

Probability and Bayesian Modeling is an introduction to probability and Bayesian thinking for undergraduate students with a calculus background. The first part of the book provides a broad view of probability including foundations, conditional probability, discrete and continuous distributions, and...

Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the Tidyverse

1st Edition

Chester Ismay, Albert Y. Kim
December 13, 2019

Statistical Inference via Data Science: A ModernDive into R and the Tidyverse provides a pathway for learning about statistical inference using data science tools widely used in industry, academia, and government. It introduces the tidyverse suite of R packages, including the ggplot2 package for...

Inhomogeneous Random Evolutions and Their Applications

1st Edition

Anatoliy Swishchuk
December 12, 2019

Inhomogeneous Random Evolutions and Their Applications explains how to model various dynamical systems in finance and insurance with non-homogeneous in time characteristics. It includes modeling for: financial underlying and derivatives via Levy processes with time-dependent characteristics;...