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Statistical methods in practice : for scientists and technologists

Author: Richard Boddy; Gordon Smith; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. : Wiley, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a broad range of methods which form the core of a statistical toolkit required by scientists and technologists, including descriptive statistics (e.g. mean, median, standard deviation), inference (confidence intervals), significance testing for one mean, two means, two standard deviations, distributions (Normal, Binomial, Poisson), exploratory data analysis (box plots), nonparametric methods,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2009025914
(OCoLC)319498797
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Boddy; Gordon Smith; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9780470749296 0470749296 9781621982227 162198222X
OCLC Number: 587398629
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley InterScience, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 30, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: xii, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Samples and populations --
2. What is the true mean? --
3. Exploratory data analysis --
4. Significance testing --
5. normal distribution --
6. Tolerance intervals --
7. Outliers --
8. Significance tests for comparing two means --
9. Significance tests for comparing paired measurements --
10. Regression and correlation --
11. binomial distribution --
12. Poisson distribution --
13. chi-squared test for contingency tables --
14. Non-parametric statistics --
15. Analysis of variance: Components of variability --
16. Cusum analysis for detecting process changes --
17. Rounding of results --
Statistical Tables.
Responsibility: Richard Boddy, Gordon Smith.
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Statistical Methods in Practice provides a broad range of valuable statistical methods ranging from descriptive statistics to nonparametric methods as well as a supporting website with software to  Read more...

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