Statistics for the Sciences

Author: Martin Buntinas,Gerald Marlowe Funk

Publisher: Duxbury Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 535

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If you are majoring in the sciences, this is the statistics textbook for you. STATISTICS FOR THE SCIENCES helps you see the beauty of statistics using calculus, and contains applications directly tied to natural and physical sciences. In STATISTICS FOR THE SCIENCES, the math is at the right level, and the exercises and examples appeal to those majoring in natural and physical sciences.
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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: Jay Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538733527

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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This market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics for engineering students in all specialties. Proven, accurate, and lauded for its excellent examples, PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERING AND THE SCIENCES evidences Jay Devore’s reputation as an outstanding author and leader in the academic community. Devore emphasizes concepts, models, methodology, and applications as opposed to rigorous mathematical development and derivations. Aided by his lively and realistic examples, students go beyond simply learning about statistics--they also learn how to put statistical methods to use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: William Mendenhall,Terry Sincich

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1060

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This text is designed for a two-semester introductory course in statistics for students majoring in engineering or any of the physical sciences. Inevitably, once these students graduate and are employed, they will be involved in the collection and analysis of data and will be required to think critically about the results. Consequently, they need to acquire knowledge of the basic concepts of data description and statistical inference and familiarity with statistical methods they are required to use on the job.
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Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: William M. Mendenhall,Terry L. Sincich

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498728871

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1166

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Prepare Your Students for Statistical Work in the Real World Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Sixth Edition is designed for a two-semester introductory course on statistics for students majoring in engineering or any of the physical sciences. This popular text continues to teach students the basic concepts of data description and statistical inference as well as the statistical methods necessary for real-world applications. Students will understand how to collect and analyze data and think critically about the results. New to the Sixth Edition Many new and updated exercises based on contemporary engineering and scientific-related studies and real data More statistical software printouts and corresponding instructions for use that reflect the latest versions of the SAS, SPSS, and MINITAB software Introduction of the case studies at the beginning of each chapter Streamlined material on all basic sampling concepts, such as random sampling and sample survey designs, which gives students an earlier introduction to key sampling issues New examples on comparing matched pairs versus independent samples, selecting the sample size for a designed experiment, and analyzing a two-factor experiment with quantitative factors New section on using regression residuals to check the assumptions required in a simple linear regression analysis The first several chapters of the book identify the objectives of statistics, explain how to describe data, and present the basic concepts of probability. The text then introduces the two methods for making inferences about population parameters: estimation with confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. The remaining chapters extend these concepts to cover other topics useful in analyzing engineering and scientific data, including the analysis of categorical data, regression analysis, model building, analysis of variance for designed experiments, nonparametric statistics, statistical quality control, and product and system reliability.
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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: Jay L. Devore

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematical statistics

Page: 743

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This best-selling text is intended for applied introductory probability and statistics courses taken by students in engineering and the physical sciences (calculus prerequisite). It emphasizes models, methodology, and applications, rather than rigorous mathematical development and theory. It features real data in exercises and examples. Also includes: -- A chapter on joint probability distributions that introduces the concept of a statistic and its sampling distribution -- Many real-data sets throughout -- Strong coverage of computer-based methods, especially in analysis of variance and regression -- Increased coverage of data analysis in Chapter One -- Simulation experiments and bootstrapping techniques (Ch. 5) -- Updated material on quality control
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Statistics for The Sciences

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1497027667

Category: Education

Page: 57

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Statistics for The Sciences. In this book, you will learn topics such as PROBABILITY, DISCRETE RANDOM VARIABLES, RANDOM VARIABLES FOR SUCCESS/FAILURE EXPERIMENTS, and INTRODUCTION TO HYPOTHESIS TESTING plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Enhanced Review Edition

Author: Jay Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495557447

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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This market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics for engineering students in all specialties. This proven, accurate book and its excellent examples evidence Jay Devore’s reputation as an outstanding author and leader in the academic community. Devore emphasizes concepts, models, methodology, and applications as opposed to rigorous mathematical development and derivations. Through the use of lively and realistic examples, students go beyond simply learning about statistics-they actually put the methods to use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Basic Statistical Methods and Models for the Sciences

Author: Judah Rosenblatt

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781584881476

Category: Mathematics

Page: 296

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The use of statistics in biology, medicine, engineering, and the sciences has grown dramatically in recent years and having a basic background in the subject has become a near necessity for students and researchers in these fields. Although many introductory statistics books already exist, too often their focus leans towards theory and few help readers gain effective experience in using a standard statistical software package. Designed to be used in a first course for graduate or upper-level undergraduate students, Basic Statistical Methods and Models builds a practical foundation in the use of statistical tools and imparts a clear understanding of their underlying assumptions and limitations. Without getting bogged down in proofs and derivations, thorough discussions help readers understand why the stated methods and results are reasonable. The use of the statistical software Minitab is integrated throughout the book, giving readers valuable experience with computer simulation and problem-solving techniques. The author focuses on applications and the models appropriate to each problem while emphasizing Monte Carlo methods, the Central Limit Theorem, confidence intervals, and power functions. The text assumes that readers have some degree of maturity in mathematics, but it does not require the use of calculus. This, along with its very clear explanations, generous number of exercises, and demonstrations of the extensive uses of statistics in diverse areas applications make Basic Statistical Methods and Models highly accessible to students in a wide range of disciplines.
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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

Author: Jay Devore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780495382171

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

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This market-leading text provides a comprehensive introduction to probability and statistics for engineering students in all specialties. This proven, accurate book and its excellent examples evidence Jay Devore’s reputation as an outstanding author and leader in the academic community. Devore emphasizes concepts, models, methodology, and applications as opposed to rigorous mathematical development and derivations. Through the use of lively and realistic examples, students go beyond simply learning about statistics-they actually put the methods to use. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Science

Statistics, Statistics

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467201448

Category: Education

Page: 88

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Sheldon M. Ross

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080470313

Category: Mathematics

Page: 640

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Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition, provides an introduction to applied probability and statistics for engineering or science majors . This updated text emphasizes the manner in which probability yields insight into statistical problems, ultimately resulting in an intuitive understanding of the statistical procedures most often used by practicing engineers and scientists. The Third Edition includes new exercises, examples, homework problems, updated statistical material, and more. New exercises and data examples include: the one-sided Chebyshev inequality for data; logistics distribution and logistic regression; estimation and testing in proofreader problems; and product form estimates of life distributions. Real data sets are incorporated in a wide variety of exercises and examples throughout the book, and the enclosed CD-ROM includes unique, easy-to-use software that automates the required computations. This book is intended primarily for undergraduates in engineering and the sciences, and would be of particular interest to students in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Quantitative Business. It could also be of value in a graduate introductory course in probability and statistics. New in this edition: * New exercises and data examples including: - The One-sided Chebyshev Inequality for Data - The Logistics Distribution and Logistic Regression - Estimation and Testing in proofreader problems - Product Form Estimates of Life Distributions - Observational Studies * Updated statistical material * New, contemporary applications Hallmark features: * Reflects Sheldon Ross's masterfully clear exposition * Contains numerous examples, exercises, and homework problems * Unique, easy-to-use software automates required computations * Applies probability theory to everyday statistical problems and situations * Careful development of probability, modeling, and statistical procedures leads to intuitive understanding * Instructor's Solutions Manual is available to adopters
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Practicing Sabermetrics

Putting the Science of Baseball Statistics to Work

Author: Gabriel B. Costa,,Michael R. Huber,John T. Saccoman

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786454466

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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The past 30 years have seen an explosion in the number and variety of baseball books and articles. Following the lead of pioneers Bill James, John Thorn, and Pete Palmer, researchers have steadily challenged the ways we think about player and team performance—and along the way revised what we thought we knew of baseball history. This book by the authors of Understanding Sabermetrics (2008) goes beyond the explanation of new statistics to demonstrate their use in solving some of the more familiar problems of baseball research, such as how to compare players across generations; how to account for the effects of ballparks and rules changes; and how to measure the effectiveness of the sacrifice bunt or the range of the Gold Glove–winning shortstop. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
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Introduction to Statistics for Forensic Scientists

Author: David Lucy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118700104

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Introduction to Statistics for Forensic Scientists is anessential introduction to the subject, gently guiding the readerthrough the key statistical techniques used to evaluate varioustypes of forensic evidence. Assuming only a modest mathematicalbackground, the book uses real-life examples from the forensicscience literature and forensic case-work to illustrate relevantstatistical concepts and methods. Opening with a brief overview of the history and use ofstatistics within forensic science, the text then goes on tointroduce statistical techniques commonly used to examine dataobtained during laboratory experiments. There is a strong emphasison the evaluation of scientific observation as evidence and modernBayesian approaches to interpreting forensic data for the courts.The analysis of key forms of evidence are discussed throughout witha particular focus on DNA, fibres and glass. An invaluable introduction to the statistical interpretation offorensic evidence; this book will be invaluable for allundergraduates taking courses in forensic science. Introduction to the key statistical techniques used in theevaluation of forensic evidence Includes end of chapter exercises to enhance studentunderstanding Numerous examples taken from forensic science to put thesubject into context
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Essential Mathematics and Statistics for Forensic Science

Author: Craig Adam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119964180

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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This text is an accessible, student-friendly introduction to the wide range of mathematical and statistical tools needed by the forensic scientist in the analysis, interpretation and presentation of experimental measurements. From a basis of high school mathematics, the book develops essential quantitative analysis techniques within the context of a broad range of forensic applications. This clearly structured text focuses on developing core mathematical skills together with an understanding of the calculations associated with the analysis of experimental work, including an emphasis on the use of graphs and the evaluation of uncertainties. Through a broad study of probability and statistics, the reader is led ultimately to the use of Bayesian approaches to the evaluation of evidence within the court. In every section, forensic applications such as ballistics trajectories, post-mortem cooling, aspects of forensic pharmacokinetics, the matching of glass evidence, the formation of bloodstains and the interpretation of DNA profiles are discussed and examples of calculations are worked through. In every chapter there are numerous self-assessment problems to aid student learning. Its broad scope and forensically focused coverage make this book an essential text for students embarking on any degree course in forensic science or forensic analysis, as well as an invaluable reference for post-graduate students and forensic professionals. Key features: Offers a unique mix of mathematics and statistics topics, specifically tailored to a forensic science undergraduate degree. All topics illustrated with examples from the forensic science discipline. Written in an accessible, student-friendly way to engage interest and enhance learning and confidence. Assumes only a basic high-school level prior mathematical knowledge.
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