BioStats Basics: A Student Handbook
BioStats Basics provides introductory-level biology students with a practical and accessible introduction to statistical research. Engaging and informal, the book avoids excessive theoretical and mathematical detail to focus on how core statistical methods are put to work in biology. Students learn the essentials in probability that enable skillful experiment design and the correct use of statistical tests. Everyday examples, are drawn from ecology, animal physiology, animal behavior, medicine, and other areas of biology, are used the clarify methods. The accompanying Web site, www.whfreeman.com/gould is closely integrated with the text, providing crucial tutorials (explanations of tests alongside simulations) plus data analysis tools for completing the text’s exercises.
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Hoary Extensions of the TwoWay ANOVA
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Testing Unpaired TwoSample Data
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