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Handbook of Statistical Methods and Analyses in Sports

1st Edition

Jim Albert, Mark E. Glickman, Tim B. Swartz, Ruud H. Koning
September 11, 2019

This handbook will provide both overviews of statistical methods in sports and in-depth treatment of critical problems and challenges confronting statistical research in sports. The material in the handbook will be organized by major sport (baseball, football, hockey, basketball, and soccer)...

Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation

1st Edition

Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma
September 11, 2019

This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It...

Healthcare Analytics: Foundations and Frontiers

1st Edition

Ross M. Mullner, Edward M. Rafalski
September 10, 2019

This is a comprehensive, practical guide which looks at the advantages and limitations of new data analysis techniques being introduced across public health and administration services. The Affordable Care Act (ACT) and free market reforms in healthcare are generating a rapid change of pace. The "...

Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery

1st Edition

John David MacCuish, Norah E. MacCuish
September 05, 2019

With a DVD of color figures, Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery provides an expert guide on extracting the most pertinent information from pharmaceutical and biomedical data. It offers a concise overview of common and recent clustering methods used in bioinformatics and drug discovery....

Statistical Inference: An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach

1st Edition

Murray Aitkin
September 05, 2019

Filling a gap in current Bayesian theory, Statistical Inference: An Integrated Bayesian/Likelihood Approach presents a unified Bayesian treatment of parameter inference and model comparisons that can be used with simple diffuse prior specifications. This novel approach provides new solutions to...

Introduction to Statistical Methods in Modern Genetics

1st Edition

M.C. Yang
September 05, 2019

Although the basic statistical theory behind modern genetics is not very difficult, most statistical genetics papers are not easy to read for beginners in the field, and formulae quickly become very tedious to fit a particular area of application. Introduction to Statistical Methods in Modern...

Concise Introduction to Basic Real Analysis

1st Edition

Hemen Dutta, P. N. Natarajan, Yeol Je Cho
August 28, 2019

This book provides an introduction to basic topics in Real Analysis and makes the subject easily understandable to all learners. The book is useful for those that are involved with Real Analysis in disciplines such as mathematics, engineering, technology, and other physical sciences. It provides a...

Metabolomics: Practical Guide to Design and Analysis

1st Edition

Ron Wehrens, Reza Salek
August 21, 2019

Metabolomics is the scientific study of the chemical processes in a living system, environment and nutrition. It is a relatively new omics science, but the potential applications are wide, including medicine, personalized medicine and intervention studies, food and nutrition, plants, agriculture...

A Concise Introduction to Machine Learning

1st Edition

A.C. Faul
August 12, 2019

The emphasis of the book is on the question of Why – only if why an algorithm is successful is understood, can it be properly applied, and the results trusted. Algorithms are often taught side by side without showing the similarities and differences between them. This book addresses the...

Measuring Society

1st Edition

Chaitra H. Nagaraja
August 09, 2019

Collecting and analyzing data on unemployment, inflation, and inequality help describe the complex world around us. When published by the government, such data are called official statistics. They are reported by the media, used by politicians to lend weight to their arguments, and by economic...

Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials

1st Edition

John O'Quigley, Alexia Iasonos, Björn Bornkamp
August 08, 2019

Handbook of Methods for Designing, Monitoring, and Analyzing Dose-Finding Trials gives a thorough presentation of state-of-the-art methods for early phase clinical trials. The methodology of clinical trials has advanced greatly over the last 20 years and, arguably, nowhere greater than that of...

Life-Cycle of Structures Under Uncertainty: Emphasis on Fatigue-Sensitive Civil and Marine Structures

1st Edition

Dan M. Frangopol, Sunyong Kim
August 05, 2019

Life-cycle analysis is a systematic tool for efficient and effective service life management of deteriorating structures. In the last few decades, theoretical and practical approaches for life-cycle performance and cost analysis have been developed extensively due to increased demand on structural...

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