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The Basic Practice of Statistics

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By: David S Moore

728 pages, 240 illus


Hardback | Oct 2006 | Edition: 4 | #163042 | ISBN: 071677478X
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Brings the data analysis approach to the one-term course, with an accessible style that helps students with limited mathematical backgounds utilise the same tools, techniques, and interpretative skills that working statisticians rely on everyday.

A new 4-step process gives students the tools to solve complex problems and relate them to the real world. This fourth edition contains a CD-ROM (Windows & Mac) and is also complemented by StatsPortal, one of the most advanced web-based supplements currently available.


PART I: EXPLORING DATA - Exploring Data Variables and Distributions - Exploring Data Relationships - Exploring Data Review Chapter - PART II: FROM EXPLORATION TO INFERENCE - Producing Data - Probability and Sampling Distributions - Introducing Inference - Exploration to Inference Review Chapter - PART III: INFERENCE ABOUT VARIABLES - Quantitative Response Variable - Categorical Response Variable - Inference About Variables Review Chapter - PART IV: INFERENCE ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS - PART V: COMPLIMENTARY CHAPTERS

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DAVID S. MOORE is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University. He received his A.B. from Princeton (1962) and the Ph.D. from Cornell (1967), both in mathematics. He has written many research papers in statistical theory and served on the editorial boards of several major journals. Professor Moore is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as program director for statistics and probability at the National Science Foundation. He was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association.

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