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Elementary statistics for geographers.

Author: James E Burt; Gerald M Barber
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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Raising the standard at which statistical methods are taught to geography students, this in-depth text both presents basic techniques and fully explores their meaning and importance. Structured for classroom use, the book covers descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, statistical relationships between two variables, and modern methods of analysis.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James E Burt; Gerald M Barber
ISBN: 0898622824 9780898622829 0898629993 9780898629996
OCLC Number: 33334332
Notes: Revised edition of: Elementary statistics for geographers / Gerald M. Barber. c1988.
Description: viii, 640 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Statistics and Geography --
2. Univariate Descriptive Statistics --
3. Descriptive Statistics for Spatial Distributions --
4. Concepts of Time Series Analysis --
5. Elementary Probability Theory --
6. Random Variables and Probability Distributions --
7. Sampling --
8. Parametric Statistical Inference: Estimation --
9. Parametric Statistical Inference: Hypothesis Testing --
10. Parametric Statistical Inference: Two Sample Tests --
11. Nonparametric Statistics --
12. Correlation Analysis --
13. Introduction to Regression Analysis --
14. Inferential Aspects of Regression Analysis --
15. Time Series Analysis --
16. Exploratory Data Analysis --
17. Computer-Intensive Methods.
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