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Author: Charles Wheelan
Publisher: London : W.W. Norton, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The field of statistics is rapidly transforming into a discipline that Hal Varian at Google has called 'sexy'. And with good reason - from political polls to game shows and medical research - the real-world application of statistics is growing by leaps and bounds. In this book, Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details to get at the underlying intuition that is key to understanding the power of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wheelan
ISBN: 9780393071955 0393071952
OCLC Number: 879334010
Description: 320 pages ; 25 cm.

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The field of statistics is rapidly transforming into a discipline that Hal Varian at Google has called 'sexy'. And with good reason - from political polls to game shows and medical research - the real-world application of statistics is growing by leaps and bounds. In this book, Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details to get at the underlying intuition that is key to understanding the power of statistical concepts.

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