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Essential Statistics for Medical Practice

D.G. Rees
December 13, 2017

A firm understanding of the basic statistical methods used in current medical literature is now essential for medical practice, as research papers have become increasingly statistical in nature. This book has a unique, case-study approach, starting with six actual research papers showing which...

The New S Language

R. Becker
December 08, 2017

This book provides documentation for a new version of the S system released in 1988. The new S enhances the features that have made S popular: interactive computing, flexible graphics, data management and a large collection of functions. The new S features make possible new applications and...

Process Capability Analysis: Estimating Quality

Neil W. Polhemus
December 07, 2017

Process Capability Analysis: Estimating Quality presents a systematic exploration of process capability analysis and how it may be used to estimate quality. The book is designed for practitioners who are tasked with insuring a high level of quality for the products and services offered by their...

Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition

Abhaya Indrayan, Rajeev Kumar Malhotra
December 06, 2017

Encyclopedic in breadth, yet practical and concise, Medical Biostatistics, Fourth Edition focuses on the statistical aspects ofmedicine with a medical perspective, showing the utility of biostatistics as a tool to manage many medical uncertainties. This edition includes more topics in order to fill...

Operational Reliability and Systematic Maintenance

K. Holmberg
November 29, 2017

Scientists from four countries cooperated in a reseach effort aimed at the imporvement of operational reliability via innovations in design and testing and systematic maintenance. The scientists had varied backgrounds ranging from mathematic to applied mechanical engineering, and the results fo...

Empirical Bayes Methods with Applications

J.S. Maritz
November 29, 2017

The second edition of Empirical Bayes Methods details are provided of the derivation and the performance of empirical Bayes rules for a variety of special models. Attention is given to the problem of assessing the goodness of an empirical Bayes estimator for a given set of prior data. A chapter is...

Some Basic Theory for Statistical Inference: Monographs on Applied Probability and Statistics

E.J.G. Pitman
November 29, 2017

In this book the author presents with elegance and precision some of the basic mathematical theory required for statistical inference at a level which will make it readable by most students of statistics....

The Management of Risk to Society from Potential Accidents: The Main Report of the UKAEA Working Group on the Risks to Society from Potential Major Accidents

F.R. Allen
November 29, 2017

The main report of the UKAEA (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority) Working Group on the Risks to Society from Potential Major Accidents, with an Executive Summary...

Reliability on the Move: Safety and reliability in transportation

G.B. Guy
November 29, 2017

This book represents the porceedings of the 1989 Safety and Reliability Society Symposium held in Bath on the 11th and 12th of October on that topic....

Symmetric Multivariate and Related Distributions

Kai Wang Fang
November 29, 2017

Since the publication of the by now classical Johnson and Kotz Continuous Multivariate Distributions (Wiley, 1972) there have been substantial developments in multivariate distribution theory especially in the area of non-normal symmetric multivariate distributions. The book by Fang, Kotz and Ng...

Individual-Based Models and Approaches In Ecology: Populations, Communities and Ecosystems

D. L. DeAngelis
November 29, 2017

Until fairly recently, populations were handled as homogenized averages, which made modeling feasible but which ignored the essential fact that in any population there is a great variety of individuals of different ages, sizes, and degrees of fitness. Recently, because of the increased...

Graphical Methods for Data Analysis

J. M. Chambers
November 29, 2017

This book present graphical methods for analysing data. Some methods are new and some are old, some require a computer and others only paper and pencil; but they are all powerful data analysis tools. In many situations, a set of data � even a large set- can be adequately analysed through graphical...

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