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The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674088917

Publication Date: 03/07/2016


240 pages

5-1/2 x 7 inches

9 halftones, 51 line illustrations, 2 tables


  • Introduction
  • 1. Aggregation: From Tables and Means to Least Squares
  • 2. Information: Its Measurement and Rate of Change
  • 3. Likelihood: Calibration on a Probability Scale
  • 4. Intercomparison: Within-Sample Variation as a Standard
  • 5. Regression: Multivariate Analysis, Bayesian Inference, and Causal Inference
  • 6. Design: Experimental Planning and the Role of Randomization
  • 7. Residual: Scientific Logic, Model Comparison, and Diagnostic Display
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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