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 information scholars and academics will locate during this booklet a pleasant and intelligentguide to . . . utilized facts in practice."
Journal of utilized Statistics

". . . a truly attractive and important ebook for all who use information in any setting."

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

Now in its Third Edition, the hugely readable Common mistakes in records (and the best way to steer clear of Them) maintains to function an intensive and easy dialogue of uncomplicated statistical equipment, displays, techniques, and modeling options. additional enriched with new examples and counterexamples from the newest study in addition to further assurance of correct subject matters, this new version of the benchmark e-book addresses renowned blunders frequently made in facts assortment and gives an quintessential advisor to actual statistical research and reporting. The authors' emphasis on cautious perform, mixed with a spotlight at the improvement of strategies, unearths the genuine worth of information while utilized competently in any zone of research.

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

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

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

  • Revamped routines with a far better emphasis on solutions

  • An prolonged bankruptcy on document preparation

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

Providing useful, up to date details within the comparable simple layout as its predecessor, Common mistakes in statistics (and the way to keep away from Them), 3rd version is a superb publication for college kids and execs in undefined, govt, drugs, and the social sciences.

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