ISBN-10:
0534263461
ISBN-13:
9780534263461
Pub. Date:
04/25/1997
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Exploring Statistics: A Modern Introduction to Data Analysis and Inference (Non-InfoTrac Version) / Edition 2

Exploring Statistics: A Modern Introduction to Data Analysis and Inference (Non-InfoTrac Version) / Edition 2

by Larry J. Kitchens

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534263461
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/25/1997
Series: Statistics Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 940
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


1. COLLECTING AND UNDERSTANDING DATA Essential Elements of Statistics / Sources of Data / Critically Appraising Data / Surveys. Experiments, Observational Studies(Optional) / Summary and Review 2. ORGANIZING AND SUMMARIZING UNIVARIATE DATA Statistical Insight / Types of Data / Displaying Categorical Data / Displaying Numerical Data / Summary Measures of Location / Summary Measures of Variability / Describing the Shape of a Distribution / Summary and Review 3. BIVARIATE DATA: STUDYING THE RELATIONS BETWEEN VARIABLES Statistical Insight / Contingency Tables / Scatter plots / Correlation / Least Squares Regression / A Robust Alternative to Least Squares:The Resistant Line (Optional) / Summary and Review / Summary Unit I - Chapters 1-3: Significant Ideas and Review Exercises 4. PROBABILITY AND PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS Basic Probability Concepts / Event Relations and Probability Laws / Random Variables / Binomial Distribution / Normal Distribution / Summary and Review 5. SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS Statistical Insight / Sampling Distributions / The Sampling Distribution of Y / Sampling Distribution of the Sample Proportion P / The Central Limit Theorem / Sampling Distribution of Other Useful Statistics / Summary and Review 6. DESCRIBING DISTRIBUTIONS Data Analysis / Parameters and Estimators / Estimating Certain Population Parameters / Summary and Review / Summary Unit LI - Chapters 4-6: Significant Ideas and Review Exercises / Probability in the Courtroom / Birthday Problem / Uses and Misuses of the Central Limit Theorem / Unit Review / Computer Exercises / Discussion Exercises 7. CONFIDENCE INTERVAL ESTIMATION Confidence Interval for a Population Proportion / Confidence Interval for the Mean of a Symmetric Distribution / Small Sample Confidence Interval for the Mean of a Normal Distribution - Student''s T Distribution. Confidence Interval for the Population Median (Optional) / A Robust Confidence Interval for the Center of a Distribution (Optional) / Summary and Review 8. HYPOTHESIS TESTING Introduction to Hypothesis Testing / Test of a Population Proportion / Large Sample Test of a Population Mean / Small Sample Test of a Population Mean / Test of a Population Median (Optional) / A Robust Large Sample Test of a Population Mean (Optional) / Summary and Review 9. INFERENCE ON THE DIFFERENCE OF TWO PARAMETERS Introduction / Inference for the Difference Between Two Population Proportions / Large Sample Inference for The Difference Between Two Population Means Using Independent Samples / Small Sample Inferences for the Difference Between Two Population Centers Using Independent Samples / Inference for the Difference Between Two Population Means Using Matched Samples / A Inference Procedure for the Difference Between Two Population Means (Optional) / Choosing the Right Procedure / Summary and Review / Summary Unit III - Chapters 7-9 10. ANALYSIS OF CATEGORICAL DATA Introduction / The Chi-Square Goodness of Fit / The Chi-Square Test of Independence / The Chi-Square Test of Homogeneity / Summary and Review 11. REGRESSION ANALYSIS The Linear Regression Model / Inference About the Regression Coefficient / Estimation and Prediction / Multiple Linear Regression / Checking Model Adequacy / Summary and Review 12. ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE Introduction / Comparison of Several Means--The Completely Randomized Design / Tukey''s Multiple Comparison Procedure / The Kruskal-Wallis Test. Summary and Review / Summary Unit IV--Chapters 10-12 / Appendix A: - Data Sets / Appendix B:- Tables

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