Basic Statistics : Understanding Conventional Methods and Modern Insights.

By: Wilcox, Rand RPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2009Copyright date: ©2009Description: 1 online resource (341 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780198043010Subject(s): Mathematical statistics -- Textbooks.;Mathematics -- TextbooksGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Basic Statistics : Understanding Conventional Methods and Modern InsightsDDC classification: 519.5 LOC classification: QA276.12.W553 2009Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Partial List of Symbols -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Samples versus Populations -- 1.2 Comments on Teaching and Learning Statistics -- 1.3 Comments on Software -- 2. Numerical Summaries of Data -- 2.1 Summation Notation -- 2.2 Measures of Location -- 2.3 Measures of Variation -- 2.4 Detecting Outliers -- 2.5 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 3. Graphical Summaries of Data and Some Related Issues -- 3.1 Relative Frequencies -- 3.2 Histograms -- 3.3 Boxplots and Stem-and-Leaf Displays -- 3.4 Some Modern Trends and Developments -- 4. Probability and Related Concepts -- 4.1 The Meaning of Probability -- 4.2 Expected Values -- 4.3 Conditional Probability and Independence -- 4.4 The Binomial Probability Function -- 4.5 The Normal Curve -- 4.6 Computing Probabilities Associated with Normal Curves -- 4.7 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 5. Sampling Distributions -- 5.1 Sampling Distribution of a Binomial Random Variable -- 5.2 Sampling Distribution of the Mean Under Normality -- 5.3 Non-Normality and the Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean -- 5.4 Sampling Distribution of the Median -- 5.5 Modern Advances and Insights -- 6. Estimation -- 6.1 Confidence Interval for the Mean: Known Variance -- 6.2 Confidence Intervals for the Mean: σ Not Known -- 6.3 Confidence Intervals for the Population Median -- 6.4 The Binomial: Confidence Interval for the Probability of Success -- 6.5 Modern Advances and Insights -- 7. Hypothesis Testing -- 7.1 Testing Hypotheses about the Mean of a Normal Distribution, σ Known -- 7.2 Testing Hypotheses about the Mean of a Normal Distribution, σ Not Known -- 7.3 Modern Advances and Insights -- 8. Correlation and Regression -- 8.1 Least Squares Regression -- 8.2 Inferences about the Slope and Intercept -- 8.3 Correlation -- 8.4 Modern Advances and Insights -- 8.5 Some Concluding Remarks.
9. Comparing Two Groups -- 9.1 Comparing the Means of Two Independent Groups -- 9.2 Comparing Two Dependent Groups -- 9.3 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 10. Comparing More Than Two Groups -- 10.1 The ANOVA F Test for Independent Groups -- 10.2 Two-Way ANOVA -- 10.3 Modern Advances and Insights -- 11. Multiple Comparisons -- 11.1 Classic Methods for Independent Groups -- 11.2 Methods That Allow Unequal Population Variances -- 11.3 Methods for Dependent Groups -- 11.4 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 12. Categorical Data -- 12.1 One-Way Contingency Tables -- 12.2 Two-Way Contingency Tables -- 12.3 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 13. Rank-Based and Nonparametric Methods -- 13.1 Comparing Independent Groups -- 13.2 Comparing Two Dependent Groups -- 13.3 Rank-Based Correlations -- 13.4 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 13.5 Some Final Comments on Comparing Groups -- Appendix A: Solutions to Selected Exercise Problems -- Appendix B: Tables -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.
Summary: Basic Statistics introduces students to basic principles and concepts in a simple manner that takes into account the many relevant advances and insights developed during the last half century that are ignored in the typical introductory course.
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Intro -- Contents -- Partial List of Symbols -- 1. Introduction -- 1.1 Samples versus Populations -- 1.2 Comments on Teaching and Learning Statistics -- 1.3 Comments on Software -- 2. Numerical Summaries of Data -- 2.1 Summation Notation -- 2.2 Measures of Location -- 2.3 Measures of Variation -- 2.4 Detecting Outliers -- 2.5 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 3. Graphical Summaries of Data and Some Related Issues -- 3.1 Relative Frequencies -- 3.2 Histograms -- 3.3 Boxplots and Stem-and-Leaf Displays -- 3.4 Some Modern Trends and Developments -- 4. Probability and Related Concepts -- 4.1 The Meaning of Probability -- 4.2 Expected Values -- 4.3 Conditional Probability and Independence -- 4.4 The Binomial Probability Function -- 4.5 The Normal Curve -- 4.6 Computing Probabilities Associated with Normal Curves -- 4.7 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 5. Sampling Distributions -- 5.1 Sampling Distribution of a Binomial Random Variable -- 5.2 Sampling Distribution of the Mean Under Normality -- 5.3 Non-Normality and the Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean -- 5.4 Sampling Distribution of the Median -- 5.5 Modern Advances and Insights -- 6. Estimation -- 6.1 Confidence Interval for the Mean: Known Variance -- 6.2 Confidence Intervals for the Mean: σ Not Known -- 6.3 Confidence Intervals for the Population Median -- 6.4 The Binomial: Confidence Interval for the Probability of Success -- 6.5 Modern Advances and Insights -- 7. Hypothesis Testing -- 7.1 Testing Hypotheses about the Mean of a Normal Distribution, σ Known -- 7.2 Testing Hypotheses about the Mean of a Normal Distribution, σ Not Known -- 7.3 Modern Advances and Insights -- 8. Correlation and Regression -- 8.1 Least Squares Regression -- 8.2 Inferences about the Slope and Intercept -- 8.3 Correlation -- 8.4 Modern Advances and Insights -- 8.5 Some Concluding Remarks.

9. Comparing Two Groups -- 9.1 Comparing the Means of Two Independent Groups -- 9.2 Comparing Two Dependent Groups -- 9.3 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 10. Comparing More Than Two Groups -- 10.1 The ANOVA F Test for Independent Groups -- 10.2 Two-Way ANOVA -- 10.3 Modern Advances and Insights -- 11. Multiple Comparisons -- 11.1 Classic Methods for Independent Groups -- 11.2 Methods That Allow Unequal Population Variances -- 11.3 Methods for Dependent Groups -- 11.4 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 12. Categorical Data -- 12.1 One-Way Contingency Tables -- 12.2 Two-Way Contingency Tables -- 12.3 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 13. Rank-Based and Nonparametric Methods -- 13.1 Comparing Independent Groups -- 13.2 Comparing Two Dependent Groups -- 13.3 Rank-Based Correlations -- 13.4 Some Modern Advances and Insights -- 13.5 Some Final Comments on Comparing Groups -- Appendix A: Solutions to Selected Exercise Problems -- Appendix B: Tables -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z.

Basic Statistics introduces students to basic principles and concepts in a simple manner that takes into account the many relevant advances and insights developed during the last half century that are ignored in the typical introductory course.

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