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Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan

Label
Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data
Title
Naked statistics
Title remainder
stripping the dread from the data
Statement of responsibility
Charles Wheelan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Demystifies the study of statistics by stripping away the technical details to examine the underlying intuition essential for understanding statistical concepts
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wheelan, Charles J
Dewey number
519.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA276
LC item number
.W458 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics
Label
Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What's the point? -- Descriptive statistics : who was the best baseball player of all time? -- Deceptive description : "he's got a great personality!" and other true but grossly misleading statements -- Correlation : how does Netflix know what movies I like? -- Basic probability : don't buy the extended warranty on your $99 printer -- The Monty Hall problem -- Problems with probability : how overconfident math geeks nearly destroyed the global financial system -- The importance of data : "garbage in, garbage out" -- The central limit theorem : the Lebron James of statistics -- Inference : why my statistics professor thought I might have cheated -- Polling : how we know that 64 percent of Americans support the death penalty (with a sampling error (plus or minus) 3 percent) -- Regression analysis : the miracle elixir -- Common regression mistakes : the mandatory warning label -- Program evaluation : will going to Harvard change your life? -- Conclusion : five questions that statistics can help answer -- Appendix: Statistical software
Control code
ocn846889447
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780393347777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393347777
  • (OCoLC)846889447
Label
Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-267) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What's the point? -- Descriptive statistics : who was the best baseball player of all time? -- Deceptive description : "he's got a great personality!" and other true but grossly misleading statements -- Correlation : how does Netflix know what movies I like? -- Basic probability : don't buy the extended warranty on your $99 printer -- The Monty Hall problem -- Problems with probability : how overconfident math geeks nearly destroyed the global financial system -- The importance of data : "garbage in, garbage out" -- The central limit theorem : the Lebron James of statistics -- Inference : why my statistics professor thought I might have cheated -- Polling : how we know that 64 percent of Americans support the death penalty (with a sampling error (plus or minus) 3 percent) -- Regression analysis : the miracle elixir -- Common regression mistakes : the mandatory warning label -- Program evaluation : will going to Harvard change your life? -- Conclusion : five questions that statistics can help answer -- Appendix: Statistical software
Control code
ocn846889447
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780393347777
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393347777
  • (OCoLC)846889447

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