Quantitative Zoology: Revised Edition by George Gaylord Simpson, Anne Roe, Richard C. Lewontin | | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Quantitative Zoology

Quantitative Zoology

by George Gaylord Simpson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0486432750

ISBN-13: 2900486432754

Pub. Date: 12/12/2003

Publisher: Dover Publications

This classic work focuses on the gathering, handling, and interpretation of numerical data from zoological investigations. Its simple exposition features numerous fully worked and explained examples, and it requires no knowledge of statistics or calculus, just a familiarity with elementary algebra and simple logarithms. Contents include types and properties of

Overview

This classic work focuses on the gathering, handling, and interpretation of numerical data from zoological investigations. Its simple exposition features numerous fully worked and explained examples, and it requires no knowledge of statistics or calculus, just a familiarity with elementary algebra and simple logarithms. Contents include types and properties of numerical data, mensuration, frequency distributions and grouping, patterns of frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion and variability, populations and samples, and probability and probability distributions. Additional topics cover confidence intervals, comparisons of samples, correlation and regression, the analysis of variance, tests on frequencies, graphic methods, and growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900486432754
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/12/2003
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
454

Table of Contents

Prefaceiv
Preface to the Dover Editionix
1Types and Properties of Numerical Data1
2Mensuration20
3Frequency Distributions and Grouping31
4Patterns of Frequency Distributions48
5Measures of Central Tendency65
6Measures of Dispersion and Variability78
7Populations and Samples96
8Probability and Probability Distributions117
9Confidence Intervals148
10Comparisons of Samples172
11Correlation and Regression213
12The Analysis of Variance258
13Tests on Frequencies306
14Graphic Methods339
15Growth373
AppendixTables421
Symbols427
Bibliography430
Index435

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