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Good book on statistics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What book would you recommend for non-statisticians? Hello all, Which is a good book for self-learning of statistics? I tried the "Head first statistics" which starts very ...
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What are some introductions to classical statistics that emphasize unifying principles? [duplicate]

I'd like to know an introduction to classical statistics, that: Emphasizes connections and unifying principles (I checked this question and the links posted therein, but didn't find an introduction ...
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Concise book/tutorial for Statistics (Data Analysis) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What book would you recommend for non-statistician scientists? Could anyone suggest a concise book/tutorial on statistics with examples. I am a biologist and need basic ...
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Books for non-statistician? [duplicate]

I have an educational background of biological sciences. I do not have formal education in mathematics or stats. I have been involved in medical research that has statistical methods like regression, ...
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Advanced statistics books recommendation

There are several threads on this site for book recommendations on introductory statistics and machine learning but I am looking for a text on advanced statistics including, in order of priority: ...
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What book is recommendable to start learning statistics using R at the same time?

Books to Learn Statistics using R What exactly is the book I'm looking for. What I am looking for is a book that teaches you statistics while using R to give you hands-on experience and thus end up ...
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Any suggestions for a good undergraduate introductory textbook to statistics?

I am hoping you can give me some suggestions. I am teaching in a very diverse (made of minority groups) college and the students are mostly Psychology majors. Most students are fresh from high school ...
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Best books for an introduction to statistical data analysis?

I bought this book: How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business and Head First Data Analysis: A Learner's Guide to Big Numbers, Statistics, and Good Decisions What ...
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A statistics book that explains using more images than equations

I have become interested in statistics, but I must admit that it has been a long time since I have used math seriously. Sometimes I understand what equations mean, but sometimes I can't follow them. ...
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The reference book for statistics with R – does it exist and what should it contain?

Background There is a lot of discussion around this, so I thought that I could find my answer from earlier treads on StackExchange and by googling furiously. After using half a day trying to find only ...
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Transforming Data: All variables or just the non-normal ones?

In Andy Field's Discovering Statistics Using SPSS he states that all variables have to be transformed. However in the publication: "Examining spatially varying relationships between land use and ...
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Good book about theoretical approach to statistics

When I took courses in theoretical statistics as an undergrad 10 years ago, we used Modern Mathematical Statistics by Dudewicz and Mishra. I find myself referring back to the book now and am reminded ...
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Choosing between "Statistics" by Freedman et al., and "Statistical Models: Theory and Practice" by Freedman

I'm not a statistician, but I'm very interested in statistics and I'd like to buy a book to keep as a reference. I have a few books on specific subjects (such as The Elements of Statistical Learning ...
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Recommend a graduate-level regression textbook?

Some friends and I (statistics grad students) would like to work through a good regression book. We're looking for single and multiple linear regression logistic regression model selection ...
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Interpreting numerical value of standard error of the mean

I am unclear about how to interpret the value of the Standard Error of the Mean (SEM) directly. For example, when a mean is reported as 5.00 + 0.50SEM, how do you directly relate the 0.50 to 5.00? To ...
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