Franklin

Introduction to statistical investigations / Nathan Tintle, Beth L. Chance, George W. Cobb, Allan J. Rossman, Soma Roy, Todd Swanson, Jill VanderStoep.

Author/Creator:
Tintle, Nathan, author.
Edition:
Preliminary edition.
Publication:
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 1296 pages : black & white illustrations ; 28 cm
Subjects:
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Statistical hypothesis testing.
Medical subjects:
Statistics as Topic.
Contents:
Preface
Preliminaries: Introduction to statistical investigations. Introduction to the six-step method section ; Exploring data ; Exploring random processes
Unit 1: Four pillars of inference : strength, size, breadth, and cause. Significance : how strong is the evidence? ; Generalization : how broadly do the results apply? ; Estimation : how large is the effect? ; Causation : can we say what caused the effect?
Unit 2: Comparing two groups. Comparing two proportions ; Comparing two means ; Paired data : one quantitative variable
Unit 3: Analyzing more general situations. Comparing more than two proportions ; Comparing more than two means ; Two quantitative variables
Appendix: Calculation details
Appendix: Stratified and cluster samples
Answers: Answered to starred homework problems.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Chance, Beth L., author.
Cobb, George W., author.
Rossman, Allan J., author.
Roy, Soma, author.
Swanson, Todd, author.
VanderStoep, Jill, author.
ISBN:
9781118956670
1118956672
9781118172148 (loose-leaf)
1118172140 (loose-leaf)
OCLC:
893106550
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