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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e
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Graham Upton (Professor in Statistics, Professor in Statistics, University of Essex) Ian Cook (Formerly Senior Lecturer, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex)
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A Dictionary of Statistics 3e

Graham Upton (Professor in Statistics, Professor in Statistics, University of Essex) Ian Cook (Formerly Senior Lecturer, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex)


9780199679188

Oxford University Press


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Mathematics & Sciences;
Probability & statistics


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464 pages

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This wide-ranging, jargon-free dictionary contains over 2,300 entries on all aspects of statistics, including terms used in computing, mathematics, and probability. It also includes biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field and coverage of statistical journals and societies. While embracing the whole multi-disciplinary spectrum of this complex subject, information is presented in a clear and practical manner. This edition features recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Statistics website, which provide valuable extra information. This edition features expanded coverage of applied statistics. Entries are generously illustrated with 130 useful figures and diagrams, and include worked examples where applicable. Appendices include a historical calendar of important statistical events, lists of statistical and mathematical notation, and statistical tables. It is an invaluable dictionary for statistics students and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including economics, politics, market research, medicine, psychology, pharmaceuticals, and mathematics, and provides a clear introduction to the subject for the general reader.

Readership: Students of statistics and of disciplines featuring statistical material, such as mathematics, the social sciences, medicine, agriculture, market research, and machine learning. The book is also relevant to business professionals, and for those in industries such as market research, economics, and pharmaceuticals.

By:   Graham Upton (Professor in Statistics Professor in Statistics University of Essex), Ian Cook (Formerly Senior Lecturer, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   3rd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   362g
ISBN:   9780199679188
ISBN 10:   0199679185
Series:   Oxford Quick Reference
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   March 2014
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

PREFACE ; ABBREVIATIONS IN BIOGRAPHIES ; DICTIONARY ; APPENDICES ; Statistical Notation ; Mathematical Notation ; Greek Letters ; 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 ; Pseudo-Random Numbers ; Selected Landmarks in the Development of Statistics ; Honours and Awards ; Further Reference

Graham Upton, Professor in Statistics, University of Essex, Ian Cook, Formerly Senior Lecturer, the University of Essex


this gem of statistical terms is highly recommended to users of statistics at all levels - Significance (the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society), June 05

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