Practice of Business Statistics Using Data for Decisions

ISBN-10: 0716797739

ISBN-13: 9780716797739

Edition: 2002

List price: $122.99
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This book immerses students in the course immediately, involving them in practical, statistics-supported business decision making from the outset. Using real data to provide a context for tackling modern business problems, it introduces a range of core ideas early.
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List price: $122.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 12/1/2002
Binding: Box or Slipcased 
Pages: 672
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

David S. Moore is a professor of psychology at Pitzer College and at Claremont Graduate University. He received his doctorate in developmental psychology from Harvard University and did his postdoctoral work at the City University of New York.

DAVID S. MOORE Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, USA, and was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as program director for statistics and probability at the National Science Foundation. He has also served as president of the International Association for Statistical Education and has received the Mathematical Association of America's national award for distinguished college or university teaching of mathematics. GEORGE P. McCABE Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, USA. His entire professional career has been spent at Purdue, with sabbaticals at Princeton, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Melbourne, Australia, the University of Berne, Switzerland, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado, USA, and the National University of Ireland in Galway. He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and was 1998 chair of its section on Statistical Consulting. He has served on the editorial boards of several statistics journals. He has consulted with many major corporations and has testified as an expert witness on the use of statistics in several legal cases. BRUCE CRAIG Director of the Statistical Consultingnbsp;Service at Purdue University, USA (following George McCabe). This along with his strong academic research credentials and his many years of teaching statistics at all levels provide the academic experience and contemporary real data from the center's consulting that lecturers have grown to expect in this textbook.

To offer flexibility to instructors and savings to students, The Practice of Business Statistics is available as:
A core book with CD (Chapters 1-11) covering essential topics
Separate companion chapters (Chs. 12-18) on additional topics, which can be packaged with the core book at a discount or purchased separately
A comprehensive book with CD including all chapters
Examining Distributions
Examining Relationships
Producing Data
Probability and Inference
Probability and Sampling Distributions
Probability Theory
Introduction to Inference
Inference for Distribution
Inference for Proportions
Topics in Inference
Inference for Two-Way Tables
Inference for Regression
Multiple Regression
Companion chapters on advanced inference topics (available separately, or at a discount with packaged with the core book):
Statistics for Quality: Control and Capability, 0-7167-9627-8
Time Series Forecasting, 0-7167-9626-0
One-Way Analysis of Variance, 0-7167-9625-2
Two-Way Analysis of Variance, 0-7167-9624-4
Nonparametric Tests, 0-7167-5724-9
Logistic Regression, 0-7167-5725-7
Bootstrap Methods and Permutation Tests, 0-7167-5726-5
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