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Quantitative methods : an introduction for business management

Author: Paolo Brandimarte; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011.
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"This book consists of the following four parts: Motivations and Foundations; Elementary Probability and Statistics; Decision Making Models; and Advanced Statistical Modeling. Part I is introductory, and an initial chapter provides motivation for all of the subsequent chapters by means of simple, but (hopefully) well-thought, toy examples. The following two chapters lay down necessary foundations in calculus and  Read more...
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Brandimarte, Paolo.
Quantitative methods.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2011
(DLC) 2010045222
(OCoLC)662400199
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Brandimarte; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781118023525 1118023528 9781118023457 1118023455
OCLC Number: 729726212
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 886 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Matter --
Motivations and Foundations. Quantitative Methods: Should We Bother? --
Calculus --
Linear Algebra --
Elementary Probability and Statistics. Descriptive Statistics: On the Way to Elementary Probability --
Probability Theories --
Discrete Random Variables --
Continuous Random Variables --
Dependence, Correlation, and Conditional Expectation --
Inferential Statistics --
Simple Linear Regression --
Time Series Models --
Models for Decision Making. Deterministic Decision Models --
Decision Making Under Risk --
Multiple Decision Makers, Subjective Probability, and Other Wild Beasts --
Advanced Statistical Modeling. Introduction to Multivariate Analysis --
Advanced Regression Models --
Dealing with Complexity: Data Reduction and Clustering --
Index.
Responsibility: Paolo Brandimarte.

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* Acts as a gentle introduction to quantitative methodsfor business managers and delves into more advanced material as aslow and steady pace while providing motivating examplesthroughout *  Read more...

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