Normal view MARC view

Investigating statistical concepts, applications, and methods

Author: Chance, Beth L. ; Rossman, Allan J.Publisher: Thomson, 2006. ; Brooks Cole, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 607 p. : Graphs ; 28 cm. includes CD-ROM / DVDISBN: 9780495050643Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossaryContents Note: CD available inside back cover
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Europe Campus
Main Collection
Print QA276 .C43 2006
(Browse shelf)
001198419
Available CD available inside back cover 001198419
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary

CD available inside back cover

Digitized

Investigating Statistical Concepts, Applications, and Methods Contents Preface x Prologue xix CHAPTER 1 COMPARISONS AND CONCLUSIONS 1 1.1 Summarizing Categorical Data 2 Investigation 1.1.1 Popcorn Production and Lung Disease 2 1.2 Analyzing Categorical Data 10 Investigation 1.2.1 Smoking and Lung Cancer 10 Investigation 1.2.2 Smoking and Lung Cancer (cont.) 15 Exploration 1.2 Smoking and Lung Cancer (cont.) (Excel) 17 1.3 Confounding 25 Investigation 1.3.1 Near-Sightedness and Night-Lights 25 Investigation 1.3.2 Graduate Admissions Discrimination 28 1.4 Designing Experiments 32 Investigation 1.4.1 Foreign Language and SAT Scores 32 Investigation 1.4.2 Have a Nice Trip 35 Investigation 1.4.3 Have a Nice Trip (cont.) (Optional) 40 1.5 Assessing Statistical Significance 42 Investigation 1.5.1 Friendly Observers 43 1.6 Probability and Counting Methods 51 Investigation 1.6.1 Random Babies 51 Investigation 1.6.2 Animal Models for Stroke Treatment 58 1.7 Fisher's Exact Test 63 Investigation 1.7.1 More Friendly Observers 63 Investigation 1.7.2 Minority Baseball Coaches 72 Example 1.1: Wording of Questions 75 Chapter Summary 78 Technology Summary 79 Chapter 1 Exercises 79 References 99 CHAPTER 2 COMPARISONS WITH QUANTITATIVE VARIABLES 101 2.1 Summarizing Quantitative Data 102 Investigation 2.1.1 Class Survey: Anticipating Variable Behavior 102 Investigation 2.1.2 Cloud Seeding 103 Investigation 2.1.3 Geyser Eruptions 113 Investigation 2.1.4 Hypothetical Quiz Scores 119 Investigation 2.1.5 Body Temperatures 122 Investigation 2.1.6 Fan Cost Index 127 Exploration 2.1 House Prices (Excel) 133 2.2 Statistical Significance 141 Investigation 2.2.1 Sleep Deprivation and Visual Learning 141 Investigation 2.2.2 More Sleep Deprivation 148 Investigation 2.2.3 Lifetimes of Notables 150 Example 2.1: Fish Oil and Blood Pressure 153 Chapter Summary 156 Technology Summary 157 Chapter 2 Exercises 157 References 169 CHAPTER 3 SAMPLING FROM POPULATIONS 171 3.1 Selecting Samples from Populations I 172 Investigation 3.1.1 Sampling Words 172 Investigation 3.1.2 Comparison Shopping (Optional) 181 Investigation 3.1.3 Sampling Words (cont.) 185 Investigation 3.1.4 Sampling Words (cont.) 190 Investigation 3.1.5 Freshmen Voting Patterns 196 Exploration 3.1 Comparison Shopping (Minitab) 200 3.2 Sampling from a Process 202 Investigation 3.2.1 Do Pets Look Like Their Owners? 202 Investigation 3.2.2 Pop Quiz! 205 3.3 Exact Binomial Inference 215 Investigation 3.3.1 Water Oxygen Levels 215 Investigation 3.3.2 Heart Transplant Mortality 219 Investigation 3.3.3 Do Pets Look Like Their Owners? (cont.) 224 Investigation 3.3.4 Halloween Treat Choices 226 Investigation 3.3.5 Kissing the Right Way 229 Investigation 3.3.6 Kissing the Right Way (cont.) 232 Investigation 3.3.7 lmproved Batting Averages 236 3.4 Sampling from a Population II 245 Investigation 3.4.1 Sampling Words (cont.) 246 Investigation 3.4.2 Feeling Good 250 Investigation 3.4.3 Long-Term Effects of Agent Orange 254 Example 3.1: Cola Discrimination 257 Chapter Summary 262 Technology Summary 263 Chapter 3 Exercises 263 References 278 CHAPTER 4 MODELS AND SAMPLING DISTRIBUTIONS 279 4.1 Models of Quantitative Data 280 Investigation 4.1.1 Potpourri 280 Investigation 4.1.2 Body Measurements 285 4.2 Applying the Normal Probability Model 289 Investigation 4.2.1 Fuel Capacity 289 Investigation 4.2.2 Body Measurements (cont.) 292 Exploration 4.2 Birthweights (Applet) 297 4.3 Distributions of Sample Counts and Proportions 301 Investigation 4.3.1 Reese's Pieces 301 Investigation 4.3.2 Reese's Pieces (cont.) 307 Investigation 4.3.3 Cohen v. Brown University 311 Investigation 4.3.4 Kissing the Right Way (cont.) 315 Investigation 4.3.5 Cohen v Brown University (cont.) 321 Exploration 4.3 Reese's Pieces (Applet) 327 Investigation 4.3.6 Good News First or Bad News First 331 4.4 Distributions of Sample Means 336 Investigation 4.4.1 Scottish Militiamen and American Moms (Minitab Exploration) 336 Investigation 4.4.2 Scottish Militiamen and American Moms (cont.) (Minitab Exploration) 343 Exploration 4.4 Scottish Militiamen (cont.) (Applet) 350 Investigation 4.4.3 Basketball Scoring 352 Investigation 4.4.4 Comparison Shopping (cont.) 360 4.5 Bootstrapping 364 Investigation 4.5.1 Sampling Words (cont.) (Minitab Exploration) 365 Investigation 4.5.2 Comparison Shopping (cont.) 371 Investigation 4.5.3 Treatment Time for Heroin Addiction 372 Example 4.1: Feeling Good (cont.) 375 Example 4.2: Pushing On 378 Chapter Summary 381 Technology Summary 382 Chapter 4 Exercises 382 References 405 CHAPTER 5 COMPARING TWO POPULATIONS 407 5.1 Comparing Two Samples on a Categorical Response 408 Investigation 5.1.1 Newspaper Credibility Decline 408 Investigation 5.1.2 Newspaper Credibility Decline (cont.) 413 Investigation 5.1.3 Sleepless Drivers 420 5.2 Randomized Experiments Revisited 426 Investigation 5.2.1 Letrozole and Breast Cancer 426 5.3 Comparing Two Samples on a Quantitative Response 432 Investigation 5.3.1 NBA Salaries (Minitab Exploration) 432 Investigation 5.3.2 Handedness and Life Expectancy 438 Investigation 5.3.3 Comparison Shopping (cont.) 442 5.4 Randomized Experiments Revisited 446 Investigation 5.4.1 Sleep Deprivation (cont.) 446 Exploration 5.4 Comparison of Degrees of Freedom (Minitab) 449 5.5 Other Statistics 454 Investigation 5.5.1 Heart Transplants and Survival 454 Example 5.1: Worries About Terrorist Attacks 458 Example 5.2: Speed Limit Changes 462 Chapter Summary 467 Technology Summary 468 Chapter 5 Exercises 468 References 481 CHAPTER 6 COMPARING SEVERAL POPULATIONS; EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS 483 6.1 Two Categorical Variables 484 Investigation 6.1.1 Dr. Spock's Trial 484 Investigation 6.1.2 Near-Sightedness and Night Lights (cont.) 491 Investigation 6.1.3 Newspaper Credibility Decline (cont.) 495 Exploration 6.1 Simulating Randomization Distribution of Chi-Square Test Statistic (Minitab) 497 6.2 Comparing Several Population Means 500 Investigation 6.2.1 Handicap Discrimination 500 Investigation 6.2.2 Restaurant Spending and Music 508 6.3 Relationships Between Quantitative Variables 512 Investigation 6.3.1 House Prices 512 Investigation 6.3.2 Drive for Show, Putt for Dough 514 Exploration 6.3.1 Random Correlation Coefficients (Applet) 520 Investigation 6.3.3 Height and Foot Size 523 Investigation 6.3.4 Money-Making Movies 531 Exploration 6.3.2 Behavior of Regression Lines (Applet) Exploration 6.3.3 The Regression Effect (Minitab) 535 6.4 Inference for Regression 539 Investigation 6.4.1 Boys' Heights 540 Investigation 6.4.2 House Prices (cont.) 543 Investigation 6.4.3 Hypothetical House Prices 546 Investigation 6.4.4 House Prices (cont.) 552 Example 6.1: Internet Use by Region 557 Example 6.2: Lifetimes of Notables 559 Example 6.3: Physical Education Class Performance 560 Example 6.4: Comparing Popular Diets 563 Chapter Summary 570 Technology Summary 571 Chapter 6 Exercises 572 References 593 Appendix A Overview of Minitab 595 Appendix B Applets 600 Index 602 533

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?