Statistics A Guide to the Unknown

ISBN-10: 0534372821

ISBN-13: 9780534372828

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

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STATISTICS: A GUIDE TO THE UNKNOWN offers a collection of intriguing essays that describe the important applications of statistics and probability. Instead of teaching methods, the essays illustrate past accomplishments and current uses of statistics and probability. Examples of surveys, questionnaires, experiments, and observational studies help you better understand the importance of and the influence of statistics.
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Book details

List price: $138.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Essays Classified by Data Sources
Essays Classified by Statistical Tools
Our Biologic World
Health and Sickness
The Biggest Public Health Experiment Ever: The 1954 Field Trial of the Salk Poliomyelitis Vaccine
Safety of Anesthetics
The Metro Firm Trials and Ongoing Patient Randomization
A Health Insurance Experiment
Cigarette Price, Smoking, and Excise Tax Policy
People and Animals
Does Inheritance Matter in Disease?
The Plight of the Whales
The Importance of Being Human
Our Political World
Statistical Proof of Employment Discrimination
Statistics in Jury Selection: How to Avoid Unfavorable Jurors
Measuring the Effects of Social Innovations by Means of Time Series
Election Night on Television
Our Social World
Communicating with Others
Deciding Authorship
Children's Recall of Pictorial Information
The Meaning of Words
The Sizes of Things
People at Work
How Accountants Save Money By Sampling
Preliminary Evaluation of a New Food Product
Statistical Determination of Numerical Color Tolerances
People at School and Play
Making Essay Test Scores Fairer With Statistics
Statistics, Sports, and Some Other Things
Counting People and Their Goods
The Consumer Price Index
How To Count Better: Using Statistics to Improve the Census
How the Nation's Employment and Unemployment Estimates Are Made
The Development and Analysis of Economic Indicators
Our Physical World
Optimization and the Traveling Salesman Problem
Estimating the Chances of Large Earthquakes by Radiocarbon Dating and Statistical Modeling
Very Short Range Weather Forecasting Using Automated Observations
Statistics, the Sun, and the Stars
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