Statistical Methods in Biology / Edition 3by Norman T. J. Bailey M.A.
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.
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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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