Language : English
Published : 2016
Essential Basics of Probability, Statistics and Analytics 1st Edition
Essential Basics of Probability, Statistics and Analytics connects key concepts of probability, statistics and analytics to real life for the beginning learner. Where possible and appropriate, advanced ideas are explained with graphs and diagrams to visualize abstract ideas for the reader. College instructors could find this an excellent textbook or supplementary book for an introductory course on probability and statistics. Working adults who wish to gain an essential basic concepts behind analytics should find the presentation of this book easier to digest than a pure statistics textbook. Ready-to-run codes in R help reader to immediately get started with applying analytics concepts to real life applications.
With simple exposition of key topics, graphical illustration of abstract concepts, coverage of essential basics of analytics, and inexpensive price, the Essential Basic of Probability, Statistics and Analytics offers a strong value-proposition to the reader.
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This text is adapted from Jessica Utts and Robert Heckard, it’s best-selling general introductory statistics text, Mind on Statistics. It emphasises the conceptual development of statistical ideas and seeks to find meaning in data. This local adaptation retains the conversational approach of the original text, with real examples and case studies of appeal and interest to Australian and New Zealand students. The revised structure and relevant examples motivate students and guide them through the statistical process of tackling problems, planning and data collection, analysing and interpreting information and finding solutions.