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Dictionary of Statistics

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ISBN-10: 0199541450

ISBN-13: 9780199541454

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Graham Upton, Ian Cook

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This wide-ranging, jargon-free dictionary contains over 2,000 entries on all aspects of statistics, including terms used in computing, mathematics, and probability, as well as biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field, and coverage of statistical journals and societies. Embracing the whole multi-disciplinary spectrum of this complex subject, this superb reference presents information in a clear and practical manner and will prove invaluable for students and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including economics, politics, market research, medicine, psychology, pharmaceuticals, and mathematics. This revised edition displays recommended web links for many…    
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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Ian is a cultural geographer with longstanding interests in material geographies, multi-sited ethnographic research, connective aesthetics and critical pedagogy. He combines these in/as 'follow the thing' work. In recent years he has added to these interests new media ecology and commodity activism, after experimenting with blogging as a means to write collaboratively about the geographies of food, and with web design to create, a spoof online shop, resource, database and fieldsite stocked with provocative 'follow the thing' work by academics, students, filmmakers, artists, journalists and others. Within Geography at Exeter, Ian is Director of Communications and External…    

Abbreviations in biographies
Statistical Notation
Mathematical Notation
Greek Letters
Cumulative Probabilities for the Binomial Distribution
Cumulative Probabilities for the Poisson Distribution
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
Critical Values for Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient
Critical Values for Kendall
Critical Values for the Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, r
Pseudo-Random Numbers
Selected Landmarks in the Development of Statistics
Honours and Awards
Further Reference