9780130413161

Statistics for the Life Sciences

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130413161

  • ISBN 10:

    013041316X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For graduate or undergraduate courses in biology, agronomy, medical and health sciences, nutrition, pharmacy, animal science, physical education, forestry, and other life sciences. With a strong emphasis on real data, exploratory data analysis, interpretation of results, and checking assumptions, this text clearly conveys the key concepts of statistics as applied to life sciences while incorporating tools and themes of modern data analysis. The authors' goal is to help students understand concepts not memorize formulas; they make liberal use of exercises, worked examples, and graphical methods to do so.

Statistics for the Life Sciences presents the key concepts of statistics as applied to the life sciences, while incorporating tools and themes of modern data analysis. The book emphasizes interpretation of results using real data, which facilitates an understanding of statistics and data through the use of graphical data and analysis.

The Third Edition has added many new sections to cover probability rules, random variables, the Wilcox on Signed-Rank Test, and two-way ANOVA and ANOVA for randomized blocks designs. In addition, there is expanded treatment of logistic regression in Chapter 12.This book is an essential statistics reference for professionals and scientists in biology, agronomy, medical and health sciences, nutrition, pharmacy, animal science, physical education, forestry, and other life sciences.

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