Statistical Methods in Biology / Edition 3 by Norman T. J. Bailey M.A. | 9780521470322 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Statistical Methods in Biology / Edition 3

Statistical Methods in Biology / Edition 3

by Norman T. J. Bailey M.A.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521470323

ISBN-13: 9780521470322

Pub. Date: 01/26/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Generations of biologists have relied upon this useful book's presentation of the basic concepts of statistics. Because many biologists do not have a strong mathematical background, the arguments are gauged in terms that can be easily understood with only an elementary knowledge of algebra.

Overview

Generations of biologists have relied upon this useful book's presentation of the basic concepts of statistics. Because many biologists do not have a strong mathematical background, the arguments are gauged in terms that can be easily understood with only an elementary knowledge of algebra.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521470322
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/26/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Variability and frequency distributions; 3. Estimation, standard errors and confidence limits; 4. The basic idea of a significance test; 5. Simple significance tests based on the normal distribution; 6. The use of t-tests for small smaples; 7. Contingency tables and X2; 8. X2-tests of goodness-of-fit and homogeneity; 9. The correlation of measurements; 10. Regression analysis; 11. Simple experimental design and the analysis of variance; 12. Introduction to factorial experiments; 13. Random samples and random numbers; 14. Partial correlation and multiple regression; 15. Non-parametric and distribution-free tests; 16. Notes on numerical calculation, calculators and computers; Appendix tables; Index.

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