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Statistics : a very short introduction

Author: D J Hand
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Very short introductions, 196.
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Statistics has evolved into an exciting discipline which uses deep theory and powerful software to shed light on the world around us: from clinical trials in medicine, to economics, sociology, and countless other subjects vital to understanding modern life. This Very Short Introduction explores and explains how statistics works today. - ;Modern statistics is very different from the dry and dusty discipline of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Statistics
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hand, D.J.
Statistics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)216938494
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D J Hand
ISBN: 9780199233564 019923356X 9780191552786 019155278X 9780191777097 0191777099
OCLC Number: 313064092
Description: 1 online resource (124 pages).
Contents: Surrounded by statistics --
Simple descriptions --
Collecting good data --
Probability --
Estimation and inference --
Statistical models and methods --
Statistical computing.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 196.
Responsibility: David J. Hand.

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