Category: Statistics

  • The R Book

    By Michael J. Crawley

    Hugely profitable and renowned textual content featuring an intensive and complete consultant for all R users

    The R language is famous as the most strong and versatile statistical software program programs, allowing clients to use many statistical strategies that will be most unlikely with out such software program to assist enforce such huge info units. R has develop into an important instrument for knowing and undertaking research.

    This edition:

    • Features complete color textual content and vast pics throughout.
    • Introduces a transparent constitution with numbered part headings to aid readers find info extra efficiently.
    • Looks on the evolution of R during the last 5 years.
    • Features a brand new bankruptcy on Bayesian research and Meta-Analysis.
    • Presents a completely revised and up-to-date bibliography and reference section.
    • Is supported by means of an accompanying web site permitting examples from the textual content to be run via the user.

     

    Praise for the 1st edition:

    ‘…if you're an R person or wannabe R consumer, this article is the person who may be in your shelf.  The breadth of issues coated is unsurpassed in terms of texts on facts research in R.’ (The American Statistician, August 2008)

    ‘The High-level software program language of R is surroundings criteria in quantitative research. And now anyone can familiarize yourself with it due to The R Book…’ (Professional Pensions, July 2007) 
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  • Simulation, Fifth Edition

    By Sheldon M. Ross

    The 5th version of Ross’s Simulation maintains to introduce aspiring and practising actuaries, engineers, computing device scientists and others to the sensible facets of making automatic simulation stories to investigate and interpret genuine phenomena. Readers learn how to follow result of those analyses to difficulties in a wide selection of fields to acquire potent, actual recommendations and make predictions approximately destiny results. This most up-to-date variation positive factors all-new fabric on variance aid, together with keep an eye on variables and their use in estimating the predicted go back at blackjack and their relation to regression research. also, the 5th version expands on Markov chain monte carlo equipment, and gives distinct details at the alias technique for producing discrete random variables.

    By explaining how a working laptop or computer can be utilized to generate random numbers and the way to take advantage of those random numbers to generate the habit of a stochastic version through the years, Ross’s Simulation, 5th version offers the facts had to research simulated information in addition to that wanted for validating the simulation version.

    New to this Edition:

    • Additional fabric on variance relief, together with keep an eye on variables and their use in estimating the predicted go back at blackjack and their relation to regression analysis
    • Additional fabric and examples on Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
    • Unique fabric at the alias approach for producing discrete random variables
    • Additional fabric on producing multivariate general vectors
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  • Schaum's Outline of Introduction to Probability and Statistics (Schaum's Outlines)

    By Seymour Lipschutz

    The excellent assessment in your intro to likelihood course

    More than forty million scholars have depended on Schaum’s Outlines for his or her professional wisdom and priceless solved difficulties. Written by way of popular specialists of their respective fields, Schaum’s Outlines conceal every thing from math to technological know-how, nursing to language. the most function for some of these books is the solved difficulties. step by step, authors stroll readers via bobbing up with suggestions to workouts of their subject of selection.

    • 387 solved difficulties
    • Covers all likelihood basics
    • No calculus wanted
    • Supports and supplementations the major chance and facts textbooks
    • Appropriate for the next classes: advent to likelihood and information, likelihood, information, advent to stats
    • Detailed causes and perform difficulties in chance and facts
    • Comprehensive evaluation of specialised subject matters in chance and statistics
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  • Some Theory of Sampling

    Analysis of the issues, idea, and layout of sampling concepts for social scientists, commercial managers, and others who locate information more and more very important of their paintings. simply university algebra assumed. Illustrated with dozens of tangible large-scale surveys in govt and undefined. "The 'bible' of sampling statisticians." — American Statistical organization Journal. 1950 edition.
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  • Radar-Sonar Signal Processing and Gaussian Signals in Noise (Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part III)

    By Harry L. Van Trees

    * Paperback reprint of 1 of the main revered classics within the background of engineering publication
    * including the reprint of half I and the hot half IV, it will be the main entire therapy of the topic available
    * presents a highly-readable dialogue of sign Processing and Noise
    * gains a variety of difficulties and illustrations to assist advertise figuring out of the topics
    * Contents are hugely acceptable to present systems

    Scanned searchable PDF, quite excessive quality.
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  • Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)

    By Christian Rudder

    A New York Times Bestseller

    An audacious, irreverent research of human behavior—and a primary examine a revolution within the making
     
    Our own facts has been used to undercover agent on us, lease and hearth us, and promote us stuff we don’t want. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder makes use of it to teach us who we actually are.
     
    for hundreds of years, we’ve trusted polling or small-scale lab experiments to check human habit. at the present time, a brand new technique is feasible. As we are living extra of our lives on-line, researchers can eventually become aware of us at once, in large numbers, and with no filters. facts scientists became the recent demographers.
     
    during this bold and unique ebook, Rudder explains how fb "likes" can expect, with mind-blowing accuracy, a person’s sexual orientation or even intelligence; how appealing ladies obtain exponentially extra interview requests; and why you want to have haters to be scorching. He charts the increase and fall of America’s such a lot reviled note via Google seek and examines the hot dynamics of collaborative rage on Twitter. He exhibits how humans convey themselves, either privately and publicly. what's the least Asian factor you could say? Do humans shower extra in Vermont or New Jersey? What do black girls take into consideration Simon & Garfunkel? (Hint: they don’t take into consideration Simon & Garfunkel.) Rudder additionally strains human migration through the years, exhibiting how teams of individuals circulation from definite small cities to an analogous giant towns around the globe. And he grapples with the problem of retaining privateness in an international the place those explorations are possible.
     
    Visually arresting and entire of wit and perception, Dataclysm is a brand new approach of seeing ourselves—a impressive alchemy, within which math is made human and numbers turn into the narrative of our time.
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  • Sample Size Determination and Power

    By Thomas P. Ryan

    A entire method of pattern dimension choice and gear with functions for various fields

    Sample dimension selection and tool features a contemporary advent to the applicability of pattern dimension choice and offers numerous discussions on extensive issues together with epidemiology, microarrays, survival research and reliability, layout of experiments, regression, and self belief intervals.

    The e-book distinctively merges purposes from various fields corresponding to facts, biostatistics, the healthiness sciences, and engineering with a view to offer an entire advent to the overall statistical use of pattern dimension decision. complicated subject matters together with multivariate research, medical trials, and caliber development are addressed, and likewise, the e-book presents enormous tips on on hand software program for pattern measurement decision. Written through a widely known writer who has widely class-tested the cloth, Sample dimension choice and tool:

    • Highlights the applicability of pattern dimension decision and offers large literature coverage
    • Presents a latest, basic method of suitable software program to lead pattern dimension decision together with CATD (computer-aided trial design)
    • Addresses using pattern measurement choice in furnish proposals and gives up to date references for supply investigators

    An beautiful reference e-book for medical researchers in quite a few fields, comparable to records, biostatistics, the wellbeing and fitness sciences, arithmetic, ecology, and geology, who use sampling and estimation tools of their paintings, Sample measurement decision and tool is additionally a great supplementary textual content for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level classes in statistical sampling.

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  • Algorithms of the Intelligent Web

    There's useful perception trapped within the flood of information clients go away at the back of as they have interaction with websites and purposes. these insights will be unlocked by utilizing clever algorithms just like the ones that experience earned fb, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft a spot one of the giants of internet info development extraction. better seek, info category, and different clever development matching options may give a tremendous virtue to knowing and interacting with users.

    Algorithms of the clever net, moment Edition has been completely revised and teaches crucial ways to algorithmic net information research, allowing readers to create computer studying purposes that crunch, munge, and wrangle information accrued from clients, net functions, sensors, and web site logs. Key computing device studying ideas are defined and brought with many code examples in Python's scikit-learn. The ebook courses readers throughout the underlying equipment and clever algorithms to catch, shop, and constitution info streams. Readers will discover suggestion engines from the instance of Netflix motion picture thoughts and dive into category through statistical algorithms, neural networks, and deep studying. they are going to additionally ponder the fine details of rating and the way to check functions in line with clever algorithms.

    Purchase of the print booklet features a loose booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

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  • Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do

    By Kaiser Fung

    WHAT ARE the percentages you will WIN THE LOTTERY?

    How lengthy will your children wait in line at Disney global?

    Who comes to a decision that “standardized exams” are reasonable?

    Why do road engineers construct slow-moving ramps?

    What does it suggest, statistically, to be an “Average Joe”?

    NUMBERS RULE YOUR WORLD
    within the well known culture of eye-opening bestsellers like Freakonomics, The Tipping aspect, and great Crunchers, this attention-grabbing booklet from popular statistician and blogger Kaiser Fung takes you contained in the hidden international of proof and figures that have an effect on you each day, in each means.

    These are the records that rule your existence, your task, your trip, your holiday, your foodstuff, your healthiness, your cash, and your luck. this can be how engineers calculate your caliber of dwelling, how companies make sure your wishes, and the way politicians estimate your reviews. those are the numbers you by no means imagine about-even notwithstanding they play a vital function in each element of your existence.

    What you study might shock you, amuse you, or maybe enrage you. yet there is something you will not be capable of deny: Numbers Rule Your World…

    "An effortless learn with an important benefit."
    ―Fareed Zakaria, CNN

    "For those that have anxiousness approximately how association data-mining is impacting their international, Kaiser Fung pulls again the curtain to bare the nice and the undesirable of predictive analytics."
    ―Ian Ayres,Yale professor and writer of Super Crunchers: Why considering through Numbers is the recent strategy to Be Smart

    "A booklet that engages us with tales journalist might write, the compelling tales in the back of the tales as illuminated by means of the numbers, and the dynamics that the numbers reveal."
    ―John Sall, government vp, SAS Institute

    "Little did i think, whilst I picked up Kaiser Fung's booklet, that i'd develop into so entranced through it - an illuminating and available exploration of the ability of statistical research for these people who've no earlier education in a box that he explores so ably."
    ―Peter Clarke, writer of Keynes: the increase, Fall, and go back of the twentieth Century's so much Influential Economist

    "A large booklet. . . . for you to know the way to take advantage of facts, easy methods to imagine with numbers and but to do that with out getting misplaced in equations, if you have been searching for the booklet to free up the door to logical puzzling over difficulties, good, you'll be happy to grasp that you're conserving that booklet on your hands."
    ―Daniel Finkelstein, govt Editor, The instances of London

    "I completely loved this available booklet and enthusiastically suggest it to an individual trying to comprehend and savor the function of records and knowledge research in fixing difficulties and in making a larger world."
    ―Michael Sherman, Texas A&M college, American Statistician

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  • Mathematics and Statistics for Financial Risk Management

    By Michael B. Miller

    Mathematics and facts for monetary probability Management is a realistic advisor to fashionable monetary probability administration for either practitioners and academics.

    Now in its moment variation with extra subject matters, extra pattern difficulties and extra actual international examples, this renowned consultant to monetary threat administration introduces readers to sensible quantitative innovations for interpreting and handling monetary risk.

    In a concise and easy-to-read kind, every one bankruptcy introduces a special subject in arithmetic or statistics. As various thoughts are brought, pattern difficulties and alertness sections show how those innovations might be utilized to genuine danger administration difficulties. workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy and the accompanying recommendations on the finish of the booklet let readers to perform the innovations they're studying and display screen their progress. A significant other website contains interactive Excel spreadsheet examples and templates.

    Mathematics and facts for monetary possibility Management is an integral reference for today’s monetary possibility professional.

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