How to Lie with Statistics

By Darrell Huff, Irving Geis

Over part 1000000 Copies Sold--an Honest-to-Goodness Bestseller

Darrell Huff runs the gamut of each popularly used form of statistic, probes things like the pattern learn, the tabulation technique, the interview strategy, or the way in which the consequences are derived from the figures, and issues up the numerous variety of dodges that are used to complete instead of to notify.

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Beginning Statistics with Data Analysis (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By Frederick Mosteller, Stephen E. Fienberg

This advent to the realm of facts attracts examples from a wide diversity of purposes, together with company, executive, medication, social sciences, biology, and lifestyle. the 1st 4 chapters current a short path in exploratory information research. The authors position distinct emphasis on tools for accumulating info and provide an hassle-free remedy of a number of regression. A concluding bankruptcy at the layout of comparative experiments hyperlinks the elemental rules of layout to formerly mentioned tools of study. every one bankruptcy and part concludes with evaluation difficulties. compatible for undergraduate scholars, the textual content calls for just one yr of highschool algebra.
This authoritative therapy used to be co-written through Frederick Mosteller, one of many 20th century's preeminent statisticians and the founding chairman of Harvard's division of information, and Stephen Fienberg, a pacesetter of facts departments on the collage of Minnesota and Carnegie Mellon college and who's across the world identified for cutting edge statistical learn and its software to social technological know-how and public policy.

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Practical Data Science with R

By Nina Zumel, John Mount

Summary

Practical facts technological know-how with R lives as much as its identify. It explains simple ideas with out the theoretical mumbo-jumbo and jumps correct to the genuine use circumstances you are going to face as you gather, curate, and study the information an important to the good fortune of your enterprise. you will observe the R programming language and statistical research options to scrupulously defined examples established in advertising, company intelligence, and choice support.

Purchase of the print booklet incorporates a unfastened booklet in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Business analysts and builders are more and more accumulating, curating, examining, and reporting on an important enterprise information. The R language and its linked instruments supply a simple strategy to take on day by day facts technology projects with no lot of educational thought or complex mathematics.

Practical info technology with R indicates you ways to use the R programming language and priceless statistical strategies to daily enterprise events. utilizing examples from advertising, company intelligence, and determination aid, it indicates you the way to layout experiments (such as A/B tests), construct predictive versions, and current effects to audiences of all levels.

This ebook is available to readers with out a heritage in facts technological know-how. a few familiarity with simple facts, R, or one other scripting language is assumed.

What's Inside

  • Data technology for the enterprise professional
  • Statistical research utilizing the R language
  • Project lifecycle, from making plans to delivery
  • Numerous immediately generic use cases
  • Keys to potent information presentations

About the Authors

Nina Zumel and John Mount are cofounders of a San Francisco-based facts technological know-how consulting company. either carry PhDs from Carnegie Mellon and weblog on records, chance, and laptop technological know-how at win-vector.com.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 advent TO info SCIENCE
  1. The info technological know-how process
  2. Loading information into R
  3. Exploring data
  4. Managing data
  5. PART 2 MODELING METHODS
  6. Choosing and comparing models
  7. Memorization methods
  8. Linear and logistic regression
  9. Unsupervised methods
  10. Exploring complicated methods
  11. PART three offering RESULTS
  12. Documentation and deployment
  13. Producing powerful presentations

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Statistics, Third Edition

By David Freedman

Statistics teaches scholars tips to take into consideration statistical matters. it really is written in transparent, daily language, with no the equations that baffle non-mathematical readers. The innovations are all brought via examples, displaying how records has helped clear up significant difficulties in economics, schooling, genetics, medication, physics, political technological know-how, psychology, and different fields.

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R For Dummies

By Andrie de Vries

Master the programming language of selection between statisticians and knowledge analysts worldwide

Coming to grips with R will be difficult, even for professional statisticians and information analysts. input R For Dummies, the fast, effortless option to grasp the entire R you will ever want. Requiring no previous programming adventure and jam-packed with sensible examples, effortless, step by step workouts, and pattern code, this tremendous obtainable consultant is the correct creation to R for entire novices. It additionally covers many techniques that intermediate-level programmers will locate tremendous useful.

  • Master your R ABCs ? wake up to hurry very quickly with the fundamentals, from fitting and configuring R to writing basic scripts and appearing simultaneous calculations on many variables
  • Put facts as an alternative ? get to grasp your approach round lists, facts frames, and different R facts constructions whereas studying to have interaction with different courses, resembling Microsoft Excel
  • Make information dance in your track ? how you can reshape and control info, merge information units, cut up and mix facts, practice calculations on vectors and arrays, and masses more
  • Visualize it ? learn how to use R's strong facts visualization gains to create attractive and informative graphical shows of your data
  • Get statistical ? easy methods to do uncomplicated statistical research, summarize your variables, and behavior vintage statistical checks, comparable to t-tests
  • Expand and customise R ? get the lowdown on how to define, set up, and utilize add-on applications created through the worldwide R neighborhood for a large choice of purposes
  • Open the publication and find:
  • Help downloading, fitting, and configuring R
  • Tips for buying info out and in of R
  • Ways to take advantage of facts frames and lists to prepare data
  • How to control and strategy data
  • Advice on becoming regression versions and ANOVA
  • Helpful tricks for operating with graphics
  • How to code in R
  • What R mailing lists and boards can do for you

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Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)

By Christian Rudder

A New York Times Bestseller

An audacious, irreverent research of human behavior—and a primary examine a revolution within the making
 
Our own facts has been used to undercover agent on us, rent and hearth us, and promote us stuff we don’t desire. In Dataclysm, Christian Rudder makes use of it to teach us who we really are.
 
for hundreds of years, we’ve depended on polling or small-scale lab experiments to review human habit. this day, a brand new process is feasible. As we are living extra of our lives on-line, researchers can eventually detect us at once, in massive numbers, and with out filters. information scientists became the hot demographers.
 
during this bold and unique booklet, Rudder explains how fb "likes" can are expecting, with staggering accuracy, a person’s sexual orientation or even intelligence; how appealing ladies obtain exponentially extra interview requests; and why you need to have haters to be scorching. He charts the increase and fall of America’s such a lot reviled notice via Google seek and examines the hot dynamics of collaborative rage on Twitter. He indicates how humans show themselves, either privately and publicly. what's the least Asian factor you could say? Do humans shower extra in Vermont or New Jersey? What do black girls take into consideration Simon & Garfunkel? (Hint: they don’t take into consideration Simon & Garfunkel.) Rudder additionally lines human migration through the years, displaying how teams of individuals flow from definite small cities to an identical great towns around the globe. And he grapples with the problem of retaining privateness in a global the place those explorations are possible.
 
Visually arresting and whole of wit and perception, Dataclysm is a brand new method of seeing ourselves—a marvelous alchemy, during which math is made human and numbers turn into the narrative of our time.

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Mathematical Statistics: Exercises and Solutions

By Jun Shao

The workouts are grouped into seven chapters with titles matching these within the author's Mathematical information.

Can even be used as a stand-alone simply because routines and suggestions are understandable independently in their resource, and notation and terminology are defined within the entrance of the ebook.

Suitable for self-study for a records Ph.D. qualifying exam.

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Probability For Dummies

By Deborah J. Rumsey

Full of useful information and strategies for fixing chance problems

elevate your possibilities of acing that likelihood examination -- or successful on the casino!

even if you are hitting the books for a chance or records direction or hitting the tables at a on line casino, figuring out chances should be troublesome. This publication is helping you even the percentages. utilizing easy-to-understand reasons and examples, it demystifies likelihood -- or even bargains savvy the best way to develop your possibilities of playing success!

notice how to
* overcome mixtures and permutations
* comprehend likelihood types from binomial to exponential
* Make stable judgements utilizing probability
* Play the percentages in poker, roulette, and different video games

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