Introduction to Statistical Thought
by Michael Lavine
Number of pages: 434
Upper undergraduate or introductory graduate book in statistical thinking for students with a solid background in calculus and the ability to think abstractly. The focus is on ideas and concepts, as opposed to technical details of how statisticians put those ideas into practice. The book uses computer simulations written with the statistical language R, which is available for free download.
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by Ivan Lowe - scientificlanguage.com
The book begins by expanding on some of the basic concepts such data types and variables. The basic choice then is between the family of statistics which compares groups, and the family which studies associations or correlations.
by Jamie DeCoster - University of Alabama
It is important to know how to understand statistics so that we can make the proper judgments when a person presents us with an argument backed by data. Data are numbers with a context. We must always keep the meaning of our data in mind.
by T. H. Wonnacott, R. J. Wonnacott - Wiley
The popular introduction to statistics for students of economics or business. Presents an approach that is generally available only in much more advanced texts, yet uses the simplest mathematics consistent with a sound presentation.
by John Verzani - Chapman & Hall/CRC
A self-contained treatment of statistical topics and the intricacies of the R software. The book focuses on exploratory data analysis, includes chapters on simulation and linear models. It lays the foundation for further study and development using R.