A Dictionary of Statistics / Edition 2

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Overview

This dictionary clearly explains even the most complex statistical terms. It is an authoritative resource for students and teachers of statistics and the related fields of economics, politics, market research, and mathematics, as well as for anyone who uses statistics professionally.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199541454
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/2/2008
  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 1,378,748
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Graham Upton is Reader in Statistics and Head of the Mathematical Department at the University of Essex. Dr Upton is the author of over 70 papers and five books, including Understanding Statistics with Ian Cook, and Introducing Statistics, also with Ian Cook. Ian Cook is a graduate of Cambridge, London, and Hull, where he was a lecturer in mathematics. He has been a Chief Examiner in Mathematics at A Level for 30 years, setting questions in all branches of mathematics and statistics. He acts as a referee for articles in the Mathematical Gazette and Teaching Statistics.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations in biographies
Dictionary
Appendices
Statistical Notation
Mathematical Notation
Greek Letters
Cumulative Probabilities for the Binomial Distribution
Cumulative Probabilities for the Poisson Distribution
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
Critical Values for Spearman's Rank Correlation Coefficient
Critical Values for Kendall
Critical Values for the Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, r
Pseudo-Random Numbers
Selected Landmarks in the Development of Statistics
Honours and Awards
Further Reference

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