Item description for Into Statistics: A Guide to Understanding Statistical Concepts in Engineering and the Sciences by Peter J. Smith...
Into Statistics: A Guide to Understanding Statistical Concepts in Engineering and the Sciences is a textbook for undergraduate students with a view to teaching the formal concepts of statistics in a lively relevant way. Features of the book include: - software applications (MINITAB); - real data in examples and exercises; - innovative exercises of grades difficulty following each chapter; - real situations that students can relate to; - extensive use of data analytic techniques with step-by-step worked examples and integrated use of software; - interesting diverse application areas including engineering, business and social science; - emphasis on the visual qualities of data; - innovative computer exercises finish each chapter. The book assumes a high school mathematics background and a concurrent course in Calculus. It teaches from first principles, providing simple proofs, where appropriate. All formulas are explained. This is a rigorous introductory text.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.73" Width: 7.09" Height: 0.93" Weight: 2.22 lbs.
Release Date May 22, 1998
ISBN 9813083891 ISBN13 9789813083899
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More About Peter J. Smith
Peter J. Smith is a fiction writer and journalist. He is the author of the novel "A Good Family," and his work has appeared in a variety of magazines, including "The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, New York," and "Life." He lives with his family in western Massachusetts.
Peter J. Smith has an academic affiliation as follows - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia Deakin University,.