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An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models

Christopher Hay-Jahans
June 30, 2017

Focusing on user-developed programming, An R Companion to Linear Statistical Models serves two audiences: those who are familiar with the theory and applications of linear statistical models and wish to learn or enhance their skills in R; and those who are enrolled in an R-based course on...

Stochastic Dominance and Applications to Finance, Risk and Economics

Songsak Sriboonchita, Wing-Keung Wong, Sompong Dhompongsa, Hung T. Nguyen
June 28, 2017

Drawing from many sources in the literature, Stochastic Dominance and Applications to Finance, Risk and Economics illustrates how stochastic dominance (SD) can be used as a method for risk assessment in decision making. It provides basic background on SD for various areas of applications. Useful...

Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition

Richard J. Hayes, Lawrence H. Moulton
June 27, 2017

Cluster Randomised Trials, Second Edition discusses the design, conduct, and analysis of trials that randomise groups of individuals to different treatments. It explores the advantages of cluster randomisation, with special attention given to evaluating the effects of interventions against...

Applied Survey Data Analysis, Second Edition

Steven G. Heeringa, Brady T. West, Patricia A. Berglund
June 27, 2017

Highly recommended by the Journal of Official Statistics, The American Statistician, and other journals, Applied Survey Data Analysis, Second Edition provides an up-to-date overview of state-of-the-art approaches to the analysis of complex sample survey data. Building on the wealth of material on...

Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition

Jacqueline L. Robertson, Moneen Marie Jones, Efren Olguin, Brad Alberts
June 14, 2017

Imagine a statistics book for bioassays written by a statistician. Next, imagine a statistics book for bioassays written for a layman. Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition offers the best of both worlds by translating the terse, precise language of the statistician into language used by the...

Stochastic Finance: A Numeraire Approach

Jan Vecer
June 14, 2017

Unlike much of the existing literature, Stochastic Finance: A Numeraire Approach treats price as a number of units of one asset needed for an acquisition of a unit of another asset instead of expressing prices in dollar terms exclusively. This numeraire approach leads to simpler pricing options for...

Statistical Simulation: Power Method Polynomials and Other Transformations

Todd C. Headrick
June 14, 2017

Although power method polynomials based on the standard normal distributions have been used in many different contexts for the past 30 years, it was not until recently that the probability density function (pdf) and cumulative distribution function (cdf) were derived and made available. Focusing on...

Antedependence Models for Longitudinal Data

Dale L. Zimmerman, Vicente A. Núñez-Antón
June 14, 2017

The First Book Dedicated to This Class of Longitudinal Models Although antedependence models are particularly useful for modeling longitudinal data that exhibit serial correlation, few books adequately cover these models. By gathering results scattered throughout the literature, Antedependence...

Microarray Image Analysis: An Algorithmic Approach

Karl Fraser, Zidong Wang, Xiaohui Liu
June 14, 2017

To harness the high-throughput potential of DNA microarray technology, it is crucial that the analysis stages of the process are decoupled from the requirements of operator assistance. Microarray Image Analysis: An Algorithmic Approach presents an automatic system for microarray image processing to...

Statistics of Medical Imaging

Tianhu Lei
June 14, 2017

Statistical investigation into technology not only provides a better understanding of the intrinsic features of the technology (analysis), but also leads to an improved design of the technology (synthesis). Physical principles and mathematical procedures of medical imaging technologies have been...

Meta-analysis and Combining Information in Genetics and Genomics

Rudy Guerra, Darlene R. Goldstein
June 14, 2017

Novel Techniques for Analyzing and Combining Data from Modern Biological StudiesBroadens the Traditional Definition of Meta-Analysis With the diversity of data and meta-data now available, there is increased interest in analyzing multiple studies beyond statistical approaches of formal...

Simultaneous Inference in Regression

Wei Liu
June 13, 2017

Simultaneous confidence bands enable more intuitive and detailed inference of regression analysis than the standard inferential methods of parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Simultaneous Inference in Regression provides a thorough overview of the construction methods and applications of...

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