Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists / Edition 1

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Overview

This essential textbook is designed for students or researchers in biology who need to design experiments, sampling programs, or analyze resulting data. The text begins with a revision of estimation and hypothesis testing methods, before advancing to the analysis of linear and generalized linear models. The chapters include such topics as linear and logistic regression, simple and complex ANOVA models, log-linear models, and multivariate techniques. The main analyses are illustrated with many examples from published papers and an extensive reference list to both the statistical and biological literature is also included. The book is supported by a web-site that provides all data sets, questions for each chapter and links to software.

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Editorial Reviews

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"This massive books fills an important niche: a reference book on advanced statistical methods for research biologists...It's impressive because it is totally new...Even more interesting is the fact that the data are actually available free for downloading from a website...there is so much packed into this book that I view it more as a reference than a textbook...it is wonderful and loaded with all the newest methods. I recommend it to readers who venture into more advanced statistics." Natural Areas Journal

"...it is evident that a great deal of scholarship has gone into this book and that there is much good advice in it." Ecology

"... the book is highly recommended. It provides a broad and in-depth overview over most of the commonly used statistical methods." Ethology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521009768
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 556
  • Sales rank: 1,256,328
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerry Quinn is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University, and Program Leader in the Cooperative Research Centre for Freshwater Ecology. He has taught experimental design and analysis courses for a number of years and has provided advice on the design and analysis of sampling and experimental programs in ecology and environmental monitoring to a wide range of university and government scientists. Gerry Quinn is a co-author of Monitoring Ecological Impacts: Concepts and Practice in Flowing Waters, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Michael Keough is a Reader in Zoology at the University of Melbourne. His research interests lie in marine ecology, environmental science, and conservation biology. He has extensive experience teaching experimental design and analysis courses at a number of universities. He has also provided advice on design and analysis for environmental monitoring to a wide range of environmental consultants, and state and federal governments in Australia. Michael Keough is a co-author of Monitoring Ecological Impacts: Concepts and Practice in Flowing Waters, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Estimation; 3. Hypothesis testing; 4. Graphical exploration of data; 5. Correlation and regression; 6. Multiple regression and correlation; 7. Design and power analysis; 8. Comparing groups or treatments - analysis of variance; 9. Multifactor analysis of variance; 10. Randomized blocks and simple repeated measures: unreplicated two-factor designs; 11. Split plot and repeated measures designs: partly nested anovas; 12. Analysis of covariance; 13. Generalized linear models and logistic regression; 14. Analyzing frequencies; 15. Introduction to multivariate analyses; 16. Multivariate analysis of variance and discriminant analysis; 17. Principal components and correspondence analysis; 18. Multidimensional scaling and cluster analysis; 19. Presentation of results.

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