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Beyond basic statistics : tips, tricks, and techniques every data analyst should know

Kristin H. Jarman author.

2015

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QA 276 .J37 2015 )()

  • Title:
    Beyond basic statistics : tips, tricks, and techniques every data analyst should know
  • Author: Kristin H. Jarman author.
  • Description: Introduction: It seemed like the right thing to do at the time -- The type A diet: sampling strategies to eliminate confounding and reduce your waistline -- Conservatives, liberals, and other political pawns: how to gain power and influence with sample size calculations -- Bunco, bricks, and marked cards: chi-squared tests and how to beat a cheater -- Why it pays to be a stable master: sumo wrestlers and other robust statistics -- Five-hour marriages: continuous distributions, tests for normality, and juicy Hollywood scandals -- Believe it or don't: using outlier detection to find the weirdest of the weird -- The battle of the movie monsters, round two: ramping up hypothesis tests with non parametric statistics -- Models, Murphy's Law, and public humiliation: regression rules to live by.
    "[This book]... presents the more subjective side of statistics the art of data analytics. Each chapter explores a different question using fun, common sense examples that illustrate the concepts, methods, and applications of statistical techniques"-- Back cover.
  • Local Note: acq2016mth
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Format: viii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781118856116;ISBN 1118856112
  • Subjects: Mathematical statistics -- Popular works; Mathematical statistics; Popular Works
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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