Accessible to medicine- and/or public policy-related audiences, as well as most statisticians. Emphasis on outliers is discussed by way of detection and treatment. Resampling statistics software is incorporated throughout. Motivating applications are presented in light of honest theory. Plentiful exercises are sprinkled throughout.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 784 g
Dimensions: 246 x 167 x 29 mm
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