Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them)

Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them)

Phillip I. Good

Praise for the Second Edition

"All facts scholars and lecturers will locate during this ebook a pleasant and intelligentguide to . . . utilized facts in practice."
Journal of utilized Statistics

". . . a truly enticing and worthwhile ebook for all who use facts in any setting."

". . . a concise consultant to the fundamentals of facts, replete with examples . . . a valuablereference for extra complex statisticians as well."
MAA Reviews

Now in its Third Edition, the hugely readable Common mistakes in facts (and find out how to steer clear of Them) keeps to function a radical and simple dialogue of uncomplicated statistical equipment, displays, ways, and modeling ideas. additional enriched with new examples and counterexamples from the most recent learn in addition to additional insurance of correct issues, this re-creation of the benchmark publication addresses well known errors frequently made in info assortment and offers an essential consultant to exact statistical research and reporting. The authors' emphasis on cautious perform, mixed with a spotlight at the improvement of options, unearths the real worth of information while utilized adequately in any region of research.

The Third Edition has been significantly elevated and revised to include:

  • A new bankruptcy on info caliber assessment
  • A new bankruptcy on correlated data

  • An extended bankruptcy on info research overlaying express and ordinal facts, non-stop measurements, and time-to-event info, together with sections on factorial and crossover designs

  • Revamped workouts with a far better emphasis on solutions

  • An prolonged bankruptcy on document preparation

  • New sections on issue research in addition to Poisson and destructive binomial regression

Providing beneficial, updated details within the comparable trouble-free layout as its predecessor, Common mistakes in records (and how one can keep away from Them), 3rd variation is a wonderful publication for college students and execs in undefined, govt, drugs, and the social sciences.

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