Basic Statistics: An Introduction with R

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct 4, 2012 - Education - 344 pages
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Basic Statistics provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to statistics using the free, state-of-the-art, powerful software program R. This book is designed to both introduce students to key concepts in statistics and to provide simple instructions for using R.
  • Teaches essential concepts in statistics, assuming little background knowledge on the part of the reader
    • Introduces students to R with as few sub-commands as possible for ease of use
    • Provides practical examples from the educational, behavioral, and social sciences
    Basic Statistics will appeal to students and professionals across the social and behavioral sciences.
     

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    Contents

    chapter 1
    1
    chapter 2
    7
    chapter 3
    23
    chapter 4
    43
    chapter 5
    55
    chapter 6
    81
    chapter 7
    99
    chapter 8
    137
    chapter 11
    189
    chapter 12
    209
    chapter 13
    239
    chapter 14
    269
    chapter 15
    303
    epilogue
    321
    references
    323
    index
    325

    chapter 9
    161
    chapter 10
    173
    abouttheauthor
    331
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    About the author (2012)

    Tenko Raykov is professor of measurement and quantitative methods at Michigan State University.
    George A. Marcoulides is professor of research methods and statistics at the University of California, Riverside.

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