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Practical Statistics for Environmental and Biological Scientists

Handbook / Manual

By: John Townend

276 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #129120 | ISBN: 0471496650
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #129121 | ISBN: 0471496642
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Concise, user-friendly, non-technical introduction to statistics. Covers planning and designing an experiment, analysing and presenting data, and limitations and assumptions. Formulae are kept to a minimum.

The reassuring tone and straightforward approach of the book would be a useful guide... (Biochemistry and Molecular Education, July/August 2002) "...covers the basics of designing an experiment/survey, data analysis and presentation, and specific methods." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002) "...a good and clear exposition of basic statistical techniques..." (Biometrics, December 2002) "!This no--nonsense approach to elementary statistics should get you or your student started!" (European Journal of Soil Science, March 2003) "...This book provides a concise, userfriendly, non--technical introduction to statistics". (Metrohm Information, Vol.32, No.1, 2003)


Preface; Part I Statistics Basics; Introduction; A Brief Tutorial on Statistics; Before You Start; Designing an Experiment or Survey; Exploratory Data Analysis and Data Presentation; Common Assumptions or Requirements of Data for Statistical Tests; Part II Statistical Methods; F-tests and t-tests; Analysis of Variance; Correlation and Regression; Mulitvariate ANOVA; Repeated Measures; Chi-square Tests; Non-parametric Tests; Principal Component Analysis; Cluster Analysis; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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