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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e,9780199679188

A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

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3rd
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9780199679188

ISBN10:
0199679185
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/13/2014
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Oxford University Press
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Summary

This wide-ranging, jargon-free dictionary contains over 2,300 entries on all aspects of statistics, including terms used in computing, mathematics, and probability. It also includes biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field and coverage of statistical journals and societies. While embracing the whole multi-disciplinary spectrum of this complex subject, information is presented in a clear and practical manner. This edition features recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Statistics website, which provide valuable extra information.

This edition features expanded coverage of applied statistics. Entries are generously illustrated with 130 useful figures and diagrams, and include worked examples where applicable. Appendices include a historical calendar of important statistical events, lists of statistical and mathematical notation, and statistical tables.

Author Biography


Graham Upton, Professor in Statistics, University of Essex,Ian Cook, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex

Table of Contents


Preface
Abbreviations in biographies
Dictionary
Appendices
Statistical Notation
Mathematical Notation
Greek Letters
Upper-Tail Percentage Points for the Standard Normal Distribution
The Standard Normal Distribution Function
Percentage Points for the t-Distribution
Percentage Points for the F-Distribution
Percentage Points for the Chi-Squared Distribution
Pseudo-Random Numbers
Selected Landmarks in the Development of Statistics
Honours and Awards
Further Reference


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