Practical Statistics for Field Biology / Edition 2

Practical Statistics for Field Biology / Edition 2

by Jim Fowler, Phil Jarvis, Lou Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471982962

ISBN-13: 9780471982968

Pub. Date: 08/14/1998

Publisher: Wiley

This second edition acknowledges the peculiarities of field-based data and its interpretation. It provides biologists, both students and pro fessionals, with sufficient grounding in statistical principles and me thods to enable them to understand research reports in journals, decid e on the most appropriate statistical tests for their own problems, an d finally to

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Overview

This second edition acknowledges the peculiarities of field-based data and its interpretation. It provides biologists, both students and pro fessionals, with sufficient grounding in statistical principles and me thods to enable them to understand research reports in journals, decid e on the most appropriate statistical tests for their own problems, an d finally to analyze and present their findings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471982968
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/14/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
653,069
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.67(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Measurement and Sampling Concepts.

Processing Data.

Presenting Data.

Measuring the Average.

Measuring Variability.

Probability.

Probability Distributions as Models of Dispersion.

The Normal Distribution.

Data Transformation.

How Good are Our Estimates?

The Basis of Statistical Testing.

Analysing Frequencies.

Measuring Correlations.

Regression Analysis.

Comparing Averages.

Analysis of Variance -
ANOVA.

Multivariate Analysis.

Appendices.

Bibliography and Further Reading.

Index.

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