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Statistical Concepts and Methods

Statistical Concepts and Methods - 77 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471072041

Cover of Statistical Concepts and Methods 77 (ISBN 978-0471072041)
ISBN13: 978-0471072041
ISBN10: 0471072044
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 77
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1977
International: No

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Statistical Concepts and Methods - 77 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471072041

Gouri K. Bhattacharyya and Richard A. Johnson

ISBN13: 978-0471072041
ISBN10: 0471072044
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 77
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 1977
International: No
Summary

A non-mathematical introductory statistics text that combines clear explanation of concepts, an extensive coverage of useful statistical techniques, and numerous illustrations with live data from diverse fields. Emphasizes assumptions and limitations of the statistical methods so that violations of assumptions can be avoided.

Author Bio

Bhattacharyya, Gouri K. : University of Wisconsin-Madison

Gouri K. Bhattacharyya is Professor of Statistics at The University of Wisconsin, Madison. He received his B.Sc. (1958) and M.Sc. (1960) in Statistics from Calcutta University and his Ph.D. (1966) from the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught at The University of Wisconsin since 1966 with two one-year visiting positions in India at the Indian Institute of Management (1969-70) and the Indian Statistical Institute (1975-76). Dr. Bhattacharyya is a member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (London).

Johnson, Richard A. : University of Wisconsin-Madison

Richard A. Johnson, Professor of Statistics at The University of Wisconsin, Madison, received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1966. He has been at the University of Wisconsin since 1966, except for a one-semester visiting position at the University of Oslo in 1972. Dr. Johnson is an Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and the Secretary-Treasurer of the Madison Chapter of ASA, and Associate Program Secretary of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Descriptive Study of Data.

Elements of Probability.

Random Variables and Probability Distributions.

Distributions for Counts.

Basic Concepts of Testing Hypotheses.

The Normal Distribution and Random Samples.

Inferences about a Population.

Comparing Two Treatments.

Regression Analysis: Simple Linear Relation.

Regression Analysis: Model Checking and Multiple Linear Regression.

Correlation: A Measure of Linear Relationship.

Analysis of Categorized Data.

Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance.

Nonparametric Inference.

Sample Surveys.