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Statistical Methods in Biology

Textbook Handbook / Manual
By: Norman TJ Bailey
255 pages, Tabs
Statistical Methods in Biology
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  • Statistical Methods in Biology ISBN: 9780521469838 Edition: 3 Paperback Jan 1995 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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About this book

Generations of biologists have relied upon this useful book, which presents the basic concepts of statistics, taking into account the fact that many biologists do not have a strong mathematical background. `This book remains one of the best of its type and will be of use to a wider readership than just biologists' - The Statistician

Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Variability and frequency distributions; 3. Estimation, standard errors and confidence limits; 4. The basic idea of a significance test; 5. Simple significance tests based on the normal distribution; 6. The use of t-tests for small smaples; 7. Contingency tables and X2; 8. X2-tests of goodness-of-fit and homogeneity; 9. The correlation of measurements; 10. Regression analysis; 11. Simple experimental design and the analysis of variance; 12. Introduction to factorial experiments; 13. Random samples and random numbers; 14. Partial correlation and multiple regression; 15. Non-parametric and distribution-free tests; 16. Notes on numerical calculation, calculators and computers; Appendix tables; Index.

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Textbook Handbook / Manual
By: Norman TJ Bailey
255 pages, Tabs
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