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Best fit lines and curves, and some mathe-magical transformations / Alan R. Jones.

Author/Creator:
Jones, Alan (Alan R.), 1953- author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
Series:
Working guides to estimating & forecasting ; volume III
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxxii, 497 pages).
Subjects:
Industrial engineering -- Statistical methods.
Regression analysis.
Costs, Industrial -- Estimates.
Costs, Industrial -- Statistical methods.
Biography/History:
Alan R. Jones is Principal Consultant at Estimata Limited, aconsultancy service specialising in Estimating Skills Training. He is a Certified Cost Estimator/Analyst (US) and Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) (UK). Prior to setting up his own business, he enjoyed a 40-year career in the UK aerospace and defence industry as an estimatorAlan is a Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers and a member of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association. Historically (some four decades ago), Alan was a graduate in Mathematics from Imperial College of Science and Technology in London, and was an MBA Prize-winner at the Henley Management College.
Contents:
Introduction and objectives
Linear and nonlinear properties (!) of straight lines
Trendsetting with some simple moving measures
Simple and multiple linear regression
Linear transformation: making bent lines straight
Transforming nonlinear regression
Least squares nonlinear curve fitting without the logs
The ups and downs of time series analysis.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 12, 2018).
Contributor:
Taylor & Francis eBooks
Other format:
Print version: Jones, Alan (Alan R.), 1953- Best fit lines and curves.
ISBN:
9781315160085
1315160080
9781351661430
1351661434
9781351661447
1351661442
9781351661423
1351661426
9781138065000
Publisher Number:
99983874409
10.4324/9781315160085 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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