03754nam 22004094a 45000010005000000030009000050050017000140080041000310100015000720200025000870200016001120200018001280350021001460400028001670410008001950500025002030820024002281000025002522450128002772600048004053000035004535040051004885050290005395201874008295260007027035900018027106500032027286500042027607000029028028560167028318560053029989420014030519990015030659990015030809520144030959520105032397841BD-DhEWU20180208100306.0110422r20112014nyua g b 001 0 eng d a2011013003 a9780199543199 (pbk.) a 0199543194 a9780199543182 a(OCoLC)694832811 aDLCcDLCbengdBD-DhEWU aeng00aQ180.55.S7bD54 201104a519.5222bDIS 20111 aDiggle, Peter.9275710aStatistics and scientific method :ban introduction for students and researchers /cPeter J. Diggle and Amanda G. Chetwynd. aNew York :bOxford University Press,c2011. axiii, 172 p. :bill. ;c25 cm. aIncludes bibliographical references and index.8 aMachine generated contents note: -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Overview -- 3. Uncertainty -- 4. Exploratory data analysis -- 5. Experimental design -- 6. Simple comparative experiments -- 7. Statistical modelling -- 8. Survival analysis -- 9. Time series analysis -- 10. Spatial statistics. a"Most introductory statistics text-books are written either in a highly mathematical style for an intended readership of mathematics undergraduate students, or in a recipe-book style for an intended audience of non-mathematically inclined undergraduate or postgraduate students, typically in a single discipline; hence, "statistics for biologists", "statistics for psychologists", and so on. An antidote to technique-oriented service courses, Statistics and Scientific Method is different. It studiously avoids the recipe-book style and keeps algebraic details of specific statistical methods to the minimum extent necessary to understand the underlying concepts. Instead, the text aims to give the reader a clear understanding of how core statistical ideas of experimental design, modelling and data analysis are integral to the scientific method. Aimed primarily at beginning postgraduate students across a range of scientific disciplines (albeit with a bias towards the biological, environmental and health sciences), it therefore assumes some maturity of understanding of scientific method, but does not require any prior knowledge of statistics, or any mathematical knowledge beyond basic algebra and a willingness to come to terms with mathematical notation. Any statistical analysis of a realistically sized data-set requires the use of specially written computer software. An Appendix introduces the reader to our open-source software of choice, R, whilst the book's web-page includes downloadable data and R code that enables the reader to reproduce all of the analyses in the book and, with easy modifications, to adapt the code to analyse their own data if they wish. However, the book is not intended to be a textbook on statistical computing, and all of the material in the book can be understood without using either R or any other computer software"-- aAS aSaifun Momota 0aSciencexMethodology.92419 0aResearchxStatistical methods.9192801 aChetwynd, Amanda.919281423WorldCat detailsuhttp://www.worldcat.org/title/statistics-and-scientific-method-an-introduction-for-students-and-researchers/oclc/694832811&referer=brief_results423E-book Fulltextuhttp://lib.ewubd.edu/ebook/7841 2ddccTEXT c7841d7841 c7841d7841 00102ddc40718NFICaEWUbEWUcREVd0000-00-00eKarim Internationalg1970.00l0o519.5 DIS 2011p26521r2015-02-24tC-1w2015-02-24yTEXT 00102ddc40718NFICaEWUbEWUcEBOOKd2018-02-08l0o519.5 DIS 2011r2018-02-08w2018-02-08yEBOOK