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Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan

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Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data
Title
Naked statistics
Title remainder
stripping the dread from the data
Statement of responsibility
Charles Wheelan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Demystifies the study of statistics by stripping away the technical details to examine the underlying intuition essential for understanding statistical concepts
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Writing style
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10160867
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Wheelan, Charles J
Dewey number
519.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Statistics
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stripping the dread from the data
Label
Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-267) and index
Contents
Where's the point? -- Descriptive statistics : Who was the best baseball player of all time? -- Deceptive description : "He's got a great personality!" and other true but grossly misleading statements -- Correlation : How does Netflix know what movies I like? -- Basic probability : Don't buy the extended warranty on your $99 printer -- The Monty Hall problem -- Problems with probability : How overconfident math geeks nearly destroyed the global financial system -- The importance of data : "Garbage in, garbage out" -- The central limit theorem : The Lebron James of statistics -- Inference : Why my statistics professor thought I might have cheated -- Polling : How we know that 64 percent of Americans support the death penalty (with a sampling error (plus or minus) 3 percent) -- Regression analysis : The miracle elixir -- Common regression mistakes : The mandatory warning label -- Program evaluation : Will going to Harvard change your life? -- Conclusion : Five questions that statistics can help answer -- Appendix : Statistical warfare
Control code
000050201358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 282 p.
Isbn
9780393071955
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Naked statistics : stripping the dread from the data, Charles Wheelan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-267) and index
Contents
Where's the point? -- Descriptive statistics : Who was the best baseball player of all time? -- Deceptive description : "He's got a great personality!" and other true but grossly misleading statements -- Correlation : How does Netflix know what movies I like? -- Basic probability : Don't buy the extended warranty on your $99 printer -- The Monty Hall problem -- Problems with probability : How overconfident math geeks nearly destroyed the global financial system -- The importance of data : "Garbage in, garbage out" -- The central limit theorem : The Lebron James of statistics -- Inference : Why my statistics professor thought I might have cheated -- Polling : How we know that 64 percent of Americans support the death penalty (with a sampling error (plus or minus) 3 percent) -- Regression analysis : The miracle elixir -- Common regression mistakes : The mandatory warning label -- Program evaluation : Will going to Harvard change your life? -- Conclusion : Five questions that statistics can help answer -- Appendix : Statistical warfare
Control code
000050201358
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 282 p.
Isbn
9780393071955
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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