Statistical Deception at Work

Statistical Deception at Work

by John Mauro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136695032
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Series: Routledge Communication Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Averages: Ambiguous in Assorted Ways. Percentages: Machiavellian Misleaders. The Word Connection: Inflaters or Deflators. Index Numbers: The Concealers. The Fine Art of Fooling. Convenient Numbers: The Magicians. Probable Probabilities: Don't Bet on Them. The Law of Large Numbers: You Lose. Correlation: Obscure Causality. Sampling: A Few Represent Many. Questionnaires: What You Ask Is What You Get. Conclusion.

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