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The cartoon introduction to statistics

Author: Grady Klein; Alan Dabney
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, a Division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
A journey into the world of big data introduces the methods used to produce numerical information with accessible coverage of such foundational concepts as sample sizes, standard deviation calculations, and the central limit theorem.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grady Klein; Alan Dabney
ISBN: 9780809033591 0809033593 9780809033669 0809033666
OCLC Number: 810772746
Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : they're everywhere ... --
Gathering statistics. Numbers ; Random raw data ; Sorting ; Detective work ; Monster mistakes ; From samples to populations --
Hunting parameters. The central limit theorem ; Probabilities ; Inference ; Confidence ; They hate us ; Hypothesis testing ; Smackdown ; Flying pigs, drooling aliens, and firecrackers --
Conclusion: thinking like a statistician --
Appendix: the math cave.
Responsibility: by Grady Klein and Alan Dabney, Ph. D.


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