Publisher: S. Karger Publishing; 5th, revised and extended edition edition (July 1, 2015)
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The 5th revised version of this hugely winning ebook offers the main wide enhancement seeing that utilizing and knowing scientific data used to be first released 30 years in the past. with no query, the only maximum swap has been the inclusion of resource code, including chosen output, for the award-winning, open-source, statistical package deal often called R. This innovation has enabled the authors to de-emphasize formulae and calculations, and permit software program do all the heavy lifting . This version additionally introduces readers to a number of graphical statistical instruments, corresponding to Q-Q plots to ascertain normality, residual plots for a number of regression versions, funnel plots to notice booklet bias in a meta-analysis and Bland-Altman plots for assessing contract in medical measurements. New examples that higher serve the expository targets were extra to a half-dozen chapters. furthermore, there are new sections describing special self belief bands for the Kaplan-Meier estimator, in addition to unfavourable binomial and zero-inflated Poisson regression types for over-dispersed count number facts. the outcome is not just an outstanding advent to scientific statistics, but in addition a useful reference for each discerning reader of scientific examine literature.