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Statistics in the 21st century

Author: Adrian E Raftery; Martin Abba Tanner; Martin Wells
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : American Statistical Assoc. ; Boca Raton, FL : Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2001.
Series: Monographs on statistics and applied probability (Series), 93.
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A collection of vignettes that examines statistics. It covers major areas of application and discusses theory and methods.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian E Raftery; Martin Abba Tanner; Martin Wells
ISBN: 1584882727 9781584882725 9781420035391 1420035398
OCLC Number: 223341777
Description: 555 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION, Adrian E. Raftery, Martin A. Tanner, and Martin T. WellsSTATISTICS IN THE LIFE AND MEDICAL SCIENCES, Guest Editor Norman E. Breslow, University of Washington, USASurvival Analysis, David OakesCausal Analysis in the Health Sciences, Sander GreenlandEnvironmental Statistics, Peter GuttorpCapture-Recapture Models, Kenneth H. PollockStatistics in Animal Breeding, Daniel GianolaSome Issues in Assessing Human Fertility, Clarice R. Weinberg and David B. DunsonStatistical Issues in Toxicology, Louise M. RyanReceiver Operating Characteristic Methodology, Margaret Sullivan PepeThe Randomized Clinical Trial, David P. HarringtonSome Contributions of Statistics to Environmental Epidemiology, Duncan C. ThomasChallenges Facing Statistical Genetics, B. S. WeirComputational Molecular Biology, Wing Hung WongSTATISTICS IN BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE, Guest Editor Mark P. Becker, University of Michigan, USAFinance: A Selective Survey, Andrew W. LoStatistics and Marketing, Peter E. Rossi and Greg M. AllenbyTime Series and Forecasting: Brief History and Future Research, Ruey S. TsayContingency Tables and Log-Linear Models: Basic Results and New Developments, Stephen E. FienbergCausal Inference in the Social Sciences, Michael E. SobelPolitical Methodology: A Welcoming Discipline, Nathaniel L. BeckStatistics in Sociology, 1950-2000, Adrian E. RafteryPsychometrics, Michael W. BrowneEmpirical Methods and the Law, Theodore EisenbergDemography: Past, Present, and Future, Yu XieSTATISTICS IN THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING, Guest Editor Diane Lambert, Statistics Research Department, Bell Labs, USAChallenges in Understanding the Atmosphere, Doug NychkaSeismology: A Statistical Vignette, David Vere-JonesInternet Traffic Data, William S. Cleveland and Don X. SunCoding and Compression: A Happy Union of Theory and Practice, Jorma Rissanen and Bin YuStatistics in Reliability, Jerry LawlessThe State of Statistical Process Control as We Proceed into the 21st Century, Zachary G. Stoumbos, Marion R. Reynolds, Jr., Thomas P. Ryan, and William H. WoodallStatistics in Preclinical Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Bert Gunter and Dan HolderStatistics in Advanced Manufacturing, Vijay Nair, Mark Hansen, and Jan ShiTHEORY AND METHODS, Guest Editor George Casella, University of Florida, USABayesian Analysis: A Look at Today and Thoughts of Tomorrow, James O. BergerAn Essay on Statistical Decision Theory, Lawrence D. BrownMarkov Chain Monte Carlo: 10 Years and Still Running, Olivier Cappe and Christian P. RobertEmpirical Bayes: Past, Present and Future, Bradley P. Carlin and Thomas A. LouisLinear and Log-Linear Models, Ronald ChristensenThe Bootstrap and Modern Statistics, Bradley EfronProspects of Nonparametric Modeling, Jianquing FanGibbs Sampling, Alan E. GelfandThe Variable Selection Problem, Edward I. GeorgeRobust Nonparametric Methods, Thomas P. Hettmansperger, Joseph W. McKean, and Simon J. SheatherHierarchical Models: A Current Computational Perspective, James P. HobertHypothesis Testing: From p Values to Bayes Factors, John I. MardenGeneralized Linear Models, Charles E. McCullochMissing Data: Dial M for ???, Xiao-Li MengA Robust Journey in the New Millennium, Stephen Portnoy and Xuming HeLikelihood,Nancy ReidConditioning, Likelihood, and Coherence: A Review of Some Foundational Concepts, James Robins and Larry WassermanThe End of Time Series, V. SoloPrincipal Information Theoretic Approaches, Ehsan S. SoofiMeasurement Error Models, L. A. StefanskiHigher Order Asymptotic Approximation: Laplace, Saddlepoint, and Related Methods, Robert L. StrawdermanMinimaxity, William E. StrawdermanAfterword, George CasellaAUTHOR INDEXSUBJECT INDEX
Series Title: Monographs on statistics and applied probability (Series), 93.
Other Titles: Statistics in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: edited by Adrian E. Raftery, Martin A. Tanner, Martin T. Wells.
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