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PROBLEM SOLVING: A Statistician's Guide

Chris Chatfield
Publisher: 
Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publication Date: 
1995
Number of Pages: 
325
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Series: 
Chapman & Hall Texts in Statistical Science 30
Price: 
74.95
ISBN: 
978-0412606304
Category: 
Textbook
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 PART ONE: The general principles involved in tackling real-life statistical problems
Introduction
The stages of a statistical investigation
Formulating the problem
Collecting the data
Analyzing the data - 1: General strategy
Analyzing the data - 2: The initial examination of data
Analyzing the data - 3: The 'definitive' analysis
Using resources - 1: The computer
Using resources - 2: The library
Communication - 1: Effective statistical consulting
Communication - 2: Effective report writing
Numeracy
Summary: How to be an effective statistician
PART TWO: Exercises
Descriptive statistics
Exploring data
Correlation and regression
Analyzing complex large-scale data sets
Analyzing more structured data
Time-series analysis
Miscellaneous
Collecting data
PART THREE: Appendices
Appendix A: A digest of statistical techniques
Appendix B: MINITAB and GLIM
Appendix C: Some useful addresses
Appendix D: Statistical tables
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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