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Analysis of Integrated Data

1st Edition

Li-Chun Zhang, Raymond L. Chambers
May 08, 2019

The advent of "Big Data" has brought with it a rapid diversification of data sources, requiring analysis that accounts for the fact that these data have often been generated and recorded for different reasons. Data integration involves combining data residing in different sources to enable...

Handbook of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Claudio Carini, Mark Fidock, Alain van Gool
May 01, 2019

"The field of Biomarkers and Precision Medicine in drug development is rapidly evolving and this book presents a snapshot of exciting new approaches. By presenting a wide range of biomarker applications, discussed by knowledgeable and experienced scientists, readers will develop an appreciation of...

Bayesian Analysis of Time Series

1st Edition

Lyle D. Broemeling
April 23, 2019

In many branches of science relevant observations are taken sequentially over time. Bayesian Analysis of Time Series discusses how to use models that explain the probabilistic characteristics of these time series and then utilizes the Bayesian approach to make inferences about their parameters....

R For College Mathematics and Statistics

1st Edition

Thomas Pfaff
April 22, 2019

R for College Mathematics and Statistics encourages the use of R in mathematics and statistics courses. Instructors are no longer limited to ``nice'' functions in calculus classes. They can require reports and homework with graphs. They can do simulations and experiments. R can be useful for...

Bayesian Statistical Methods

1st Edition

Brian J. Reich, Sujit K. Ghosh
April 16, 2019

Bayesian Statistical Methods provides data scientists with the foundational and computational tools needed to carry out a Bayesian analysis. This book focuses on Bayesian methods applied routinely in practice including multiple linear regression, mixed effects models and generalized linear models (...

Analysis of Incidence Rates

1st Edition

Peter Cummings
April 15, 2019

Incidence rates are counts divided by person-time; mortality rates are a well-known example. Analysis of Incidence Rates offers a detailed discussion of the practical aspects of analyzing incidence rates. Important pitfalls and areas of controversy are discussed. The text is aimed at graduate...

Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two_PbDriect: Statistical Tools

1st Edition

Wim J. van der Linden
April 15, 2019

Drawing on the work of internationally acclaimed experts in the field, Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two: Statistical Tools presents classical and modern statistical tools used in item response theory (IRT). While IRT heavily depends on the use of statistical tools for handling its...

Time Series Clustering and Classification

1st Edition

Elizabeth Ann Maharaj, Pierpaolo D'Urso, Jorge Caiado
April 12, 2019

The beginning of the age of artificial intelligence and machine learning has created new challenges and opportunities for data analysts, statisticians, mathematicians, econometricians, computer scientists and many others. At the root of these techniques are algorithms and methods for clustering and...

Sampling: Design and Analysis: Design and Analysis

2nd Edition

Sharon L. Lohr
April 09, 2019

This edition is a reprint of the second edition published by Cengage Learning, Inc. Reprinted with permission. What is the unemployment rate? How many adults have high blood pressure? What is the total area of land planted with soybeans? Sampling: Design and Analysis tells you how to design and...

Measuring Crime: Behind the Statistics

1st Edition

Sharon L. Lohr
March 29, 2019

Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring...

Pathwise Estimation and Inference for Diffusion Market Models

1st Edition

Nikolai Dokuchaev, Lin Yee Hin
March 28, 2019

Pathwise estimation and inference for diffusion market models discusses contemporary techniques for inferring, from options and bond prices, the market participants' aggregate view on important financial parameters such as implied volatility, discount rate, future interest rate, and their...

Geocomputation with R

1st Edition

Robin Lovelace, Jakub Nowosad, Jannes Muenchow
March 25, 2019

Geocomputation with R is for people who want to analyze, visualize and model geographic data with open source software. It is based on R, a statistical programming language that has powerful data processing, visualization, and geospatial capabilities. The book equips you with the knowledge and...