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Teaching Data Analytics: Pedagogy and Program Design

1st Edition

Susan A Vowels, Katherine Leaming Goldberg
June 28, 2019

The need for analytics skills is a source of the burgeoning growth in the number of analytics and decision science programs in higher education developed to feed the need for capable employees in this area. The very size and continuing growth of this need means that there is still space for new...

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data

1st Edition

Norman Matloff
June 20, 2019

Probability and Statistics for Data Science: Math + R + Data covers "math stat"—distributions, expected value, estimation etc.—but takes the phrase "Data Science" in the title quite seriously: * Real datasets are used extensively. * All data analysis is supported by R coding. * Includes...

Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications

1st Edition

Edoardo M. Airoldi, David Blei, Elena A. Erosheva, Stephen E. Fienberg
June 18, 2019

In response to scientific needs for more diverse and structured explanations of statistical data, researchers have discovered how to model individual data points as belonging to multiple groups. Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications shows you how to use these flexible modeling...

Handbook of Survival Analysis

1st Edition

John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim, Thomas H. Scheike
June 18, 2019

Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...

Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Michael Baron
June 14, 2019

Praise for the Second Edition: "The author has done his homework on the statistical tools needed for the particular challenges computer scientists encounter... [He] has taken great care to select examples that are interesting and practical for computer scientists. ... The content is illustrated...

Time Series with Mixed Spectra

1st Edition

Ta-Hsin Li
June 12, 2019

Time series with mixed spectra are characterized by hidden periodic components buried in random noise. Despite strong interest in the statistical and signal processing communities, no book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the subject. Filling this void, Time Series with Mixed...

Omic Association Studies with R and Bioconductor

1st Edition

Juan R. González, Alejandro Cáceres
June 11, 2019

After the great expansion of genome-wide association studies, their scientific methodology and, notably, their data analysis has matured in recent years, and they are a keystone in large epidemiological studies. Newcomers to the field are confronted with a wealth of data, resources and methods....

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

1st Edition

Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor J. Hefley
June 11, 2019

Bringing Bayesian Models to Life empowers the reader to extend, enhance, and implement statistical models for ecological and environmental data analysis. We open the black box and show the reader how to connect modern statistical models to computer algorithms. These algorithms allow the user to fit...

Psychological Statistics and Psychometrics Using Stata

1st Edition

Scott Baldwin
June 11, 2019

Psychological Statistics and Psychometrics Using Stata is a complete and concise resource for students and researchers in the behavioral sciences. The author’s primary goal in this book is to help readers become competent users of statistics. To that end, he first introduces basic statistical...

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems

1st Edition

Frank Beichelt, Peter Tittmann
June 07, 2019

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems gives an up-to-date presentation of system and network reliability analysis as well as maintenance planning with a focus on applicable models. Balancing theory and practice, it presents state-of-the-art research in key areas of reliability and...

Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic Scientists

1st Edition

James Michael Curran
June 07, 2019

Statistical methods provide a logical, coherent framework in which data from experimental science can be analyzed. However, many researchers lack the statistical skills or resources that would allow them to explore their data to its full potential. Introduction to Data Analysis with R for Forensic...

Statistics for Business

1st Edition

Perumal Mariappan
June 04, 2019

Statistics for Business is meant as a textbook for students in business, computer science, bioengineering, environmental technology, and mathematics. In recent years, business statistics is used widely for decision making in business endeavours. It emphasizes statistical applications, statistical...