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Statistics for Biologists

Handbook / Manual

By: RC Campbell

446 pages, Tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 1989 | Edition: 3 | #10143 | ISBN: 0521369320
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Hardback | May 1989 | Edition: 3 | #10144 | ISBN: 0521360951
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Useful introduction to statistical procedures, and assumes no prior knowledge. The new edition includes material added to illustrate the potential of computers for biologists. impressively thorough introduction to statistics...While the title indicates a bent toward biological research, and indeed many examples are drawn from that discipline, the book remains an excellent introduction to statistics for students in virtually any field. John H. Krystal, The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine


Preface; Preface to second edition; Preface to third edition; 1. What is statistics about?; 2. Presenting the information contained in one sample; 3. Comparing several samples; 4. Association; 5. Choosing between actions; 6. The normal distribution; 7. The normal vartiable in experiments and surveys; 8. Associated normal variables; 9. Some non-normal distributions; Further reading; References; Appendix; Index.

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