A dictionary of statistics /
Title By: Cook, IanMaterial type: BookSeries: Oxford paperback reference.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 488 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780199679188Other title: Oxford dictionary of statistics.Subject(s): Statistics -- Dictionaries
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-488).
This wide-ranging, jargon-free dictionary contains over 2,300 entries on all aspects of statistics, including terms used in computing, mathematics, and probability. It also includes biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field and coverage of statistical journals and societies. While embracing the whole multi-disciplinary spectrum of this complex subject, information is presented in a clear and practical manner. This edition features recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Statistics website, which provide valuable extra information. This edition features expanded coverage of applied statistics. Entries are generously illustrated with 130 useful figures and diagrams, and include worked examples where applicable. Appendices include a historical calendar of important statistical events, lists of statistical and mathematical notation, and statistical tables. It is an invaluable dictionary for statistics students and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including economics, politics, market research, medicine, psychology, pharmaceuticals, and mathematics, and provides a clear introduction to the subject for the general reader.