Statistics An Introduction

ISBN-10: 053456478X

ISBN-13: 9780534564780

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Roger E. Kirk

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Master Teacher and writer Roger E. Kirk brings two clear goals to the Fifth Edition of STATISTICS: AN INTRODUCTION: to provide a sound introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics and to help students read and understand statistical presentations in their field. Kirk provides guidelines to help you decide when to use various procedures, and how to understand the logic of the procedures. This revision includes a complete update, focusing specifically on increased coverage of effect size and power.
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Book details

List price: $359.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.894
Language: English

Roger E. Kirk received his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the Ohio State University and did post doctoral study in mathematical psychology at the University of Michigan. He is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics at Baylor University. He founded, and for 25 years, directed Baylor's Behavioral Statistics Ph.D. program and the Institute of Statistics, now the Department of Statistical Science. For the past 29 years he also has been the president of Research Consultants, a statistical consulting corporation. He has published extensively in the areas of statistics, psychoacoustics, and human engineering, and is the author of five statistics books. Experimental Design: Procedures for the Behavioral Sciences , his first book, was identified by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the most frequently cited books in its field. Dr. Kirk is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 2, 5, 13, and 21), the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Educational Research Association. He is a past president of the Society for Applied Multivariate Research, Division 5 of the American Psychological Association, and the Southwestern Psychological Association. In recognition of his teaching effectiveness, he was named the Outstanding Tenured Teacher in the College of Arts and Sciences and designated a Master Teacher, Baylor University's highest teaching honor. He is the 2005 recipient of the Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring from the Division of Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics of the American Psychological Association.

Introduction to Statistics
Frequency Distributions and Graphs
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion, Skewness, and Kurtosis
Correlation
Regression
Probability
Random Variables and Probability Distributions
Normal Distribution and Sampling Distributions
Statistical Inference: One Sample
Statistical Inference: Other One-Sample Test Statistics
Statistical Inference: Two Samples
Statistical Inference: Other Two-Sample Test Statistics
Introduction of the Analysis of Variance
Other Analysis of Variance Designs
Statistical Inference for Frequency Data
Statistical Inference for Ranked Data
Review of Basic Mathematics
Glossary of Symbols
Answers to "Check Your Understanding" Exercises
Tables
Student Database
References
Index
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