Statistics for the Life Sciences, Global Edition


Author: Myra L. Samuels,Jeffrey A. Witmer,Andrew Schaffner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781292101811
Category:
Page: 656
View: 7291
The Fifth Edition of"Statistics for the Life Sciences"uses authentic examples and exercises from a wide variety of life science domains to give statistical concepts personal relevance, enabling students to connect concepts with situations they will encounter outside the classroom. The emphasis on understanding ideas rather than memorizing formulas makes the text ideal for students studying a variety of scientific fields: animal science, agronomy, biology, forestry, health, medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, physical education, zoology and more. In the fifth edition, randomization tests have been moved to the fore to motivate the inference procedures introduced in the text. There are no prerequisites for the text except elementary algebra.

    • Mathematics

Statistics for the Life Sciences, Global Edition


Author: Myra L. Samuels,Jeffrey A. Witmer,Andrew Schaffner
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292101822
Category: Mathematics
Page: 656
View: 3110
For introductory undergraduate or graduate courses in statistics aimed at life science majors. Bringing Statistics to Life The Fifth Edition of Statistics for the Life Sciences uses authentic examples and exercises from a wide variety of life science domains to give statistical concepts personal relevance, enabling students to connect concepts with situations they will encounter outside the classroom. The emphasis on understanding ideas rather than memorizing formulas makes the text ideal for students studying a variety of scientific fields: animal science, agronomy, biology, forestry, health, medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, physical education, zoology and more. In the fifth edition, randomization tests have been moved to the fore to motivate the inference procedures introduced in the text. There are no prerequisites for the text except elementary algebra.

    • Science

Science and the Global Environment

Case Studies for Integrating Science and the Global Environment
Author: Alan McIntosh,Jennifer Pontius
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0128018089
Category: Science
Page: 514
View: 6197
Case Studies for Integrating Science and the Global Environment is designed to help students of the environment and natural resources make the connections between their training in science and math and today’s complex environmental issues. The book provides an opportunity for students to apply important skills, knowledge, and analytical tools to understand, evaluate, and propose solutions to today’s critical environmental issues. The heart of the book includes four major content areas: water resources; the atmosphere and air quality; ecosystem alteration; and global resources and human needs. Each of these sections features in-depth case studies covering a range of issues for each resource, offering rich opportunities to teach how various scientific disciplines help inform the issue at hand. Case studies provide readers with experience in interpreting real data sets and considering alternate explanations for trends shown by the data. This book helps prepare students for careers that require collaboration with stakeholders and co-workers from various disciplines. Includes global case studies using real data sets that allow readers to practice interpreting data and evaluating alternative explanations Focuses on critical skills and knowledge, encouraging readers to apply science and math to real world problems Employs a system-based approach, linking air, water, and land resources to help readers understand that cause-effect may be complex and solutions to environmental problems require multiple perspectives Includes special features such as links to video clips of scientists at work, boxed information, a solutions section at the end of each case study, and practice exercises

    • Mathematics

Statistics

The Art and Science of Learning from Data
Author: Maria Ripol,Megan Mocko,Alan Agresti,Christine Franklin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780136037354
Category: Mathematics
Page: 176
View: 6511
Written as a study tool, the Lab Workbook is keyed directly to the text to provide section by section review and practice for the first ten chapters of Agresti/Franklin 2/e. Print outs of the activities found on the Student CD are included in the Lab Workbook.

    • Business & Economics

Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications


Author: Mark Berenson,David Levine,Kathryn A Szabat,Timothy C Krehbiel
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 1486002447
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 676
View: 3859
Student-friendly stats! Berenson’s fresh, conversational writing style and streamlined design helps students with their comprehension of the concepts and creates a thoroughly readable learning experience. Basic Business Statistics emphasises the use of statistics to analyse and interpret data and assumes that computer software is an integral part of this analysis. Berenson’s ‘real world’ business focus takes students beyond the pure theory by relating statistical concepts to functional areas of business with real people working in real business environments, using statistics to tackle real business challenges.

    • Science

The Secret Life of Science

How It Really Works and Why It Matters
Author: Jeremy J. Baumberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400889308
Category: Science
Page: 248
View: 3922
A revealing and provocative look at the current state of global science We take the advance of science as given. But how does science really work? Is it truly as healthy as we tend to think? How does the system itself shape what scientists do? The Secret Life of Science takes a clear-eyed and provocative look at the current state of global science, shedding light on a cutthroat and tightly tensioned enterprise that even scientists themselves often don't fully understand. The Secret Life of Science is a dispatch from the front lines of modern science. It paints a startling picture of a complex scientific ecosystem that has become the most competitive free-market environment on the planet. It reveals how big this ecosystem really is, what motivates its participants, and who reaps the rewards. Are there too few scientists in the world or too many? Are some fields expanding at the expense of others? What science is shared or published, and who determines what the public gets to hear about? What is the future of science? Answering these and other questions, this controversial book explains why globalization is not necessarily good for science, nor is the continued growth in the number of scientists. It portrays a scientific community engaged in a race for limited resources that determines whether careers are lost or won, whose research visions become the mainstream, and whose vested interests end up in control. The Secret Life of Science explains why this hypercompetitive environment is stifling the diversity of research and the resiliency of science itself, and why new ideas are needed to ensure that the scientific enterprise remains healthy and vibrant.

    • Social Science

Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency

Fourth Edition
Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on National Statistics
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309164320
Category: Social Science
Page: 135
View: 4101
Since 1992, the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) has produced a book on principles and practices for a federal statistical agency, updating the document every 4 years to provide a current edition to newly appointed cabinet secretaries at the beginning of each presidential administration. This fourth edition presents and comments on four basic principles that statistical agencies must embody in order to carry out their mission fully: (1) They must produce objective data that are relevant to policy issues, (2) they must achieve and maintain credibility among data users, (3) they must achieve and maintain trust among data providers, and (4) they must achieve and maintain a strong position of independence from the appearance and reality of political control. The book also discusses 11 important practices that are means for statistical agencies to live up to the four principles. These practices include a commitment to quality and professional practice and an active program of methodological and substantive research. This fourth edition adds the principle that statistical agencies must operate from a strong position of independence and the practice that agencies must have ongoing internal and external evaluations of their programs.

    • Mathematics

Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences


Author: Raymond A. Barnett,Michael R. Ziegler,Karl E. Byleen
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0321924495
Category: Mathematics
Page: 640
View: 5904
Barnett/Ziegler/Byleen is designed to help students help themselves succeed in the course. This text offers more built-in guidance than any other on the market–with special emphasis on prerequisites skills–and a host of student-friendly features to help students catch up or learn on their own. This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.

    • Mathematics

Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life


Author: Jeff Bennett,William L. Briggs,Mario F. Triola
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134509889
Category: Mathematics
Page: 600
View: 4095
For courses in Statistical Literacy A qualitative approach teaches students how to reason using statistics Understanding the core ideas behind statistics is crucial to everyday success in the modern world. Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life is designed to teach these core ideas through real-life examples so that students are able to understand the statistics needed in their college courses, reason with statistical information in their careers, and to evaluate and make everyday decisions using statistics. The authors approach each concept qualitatively, using computation techniques only to enhance understanding and build on ideas step-by-step, working up to real examples and complex case studies. The Fifth Edition has been revised to update many exercises, examples, and case studies to engage today’s students with the latest data and relevant topics. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab™ Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Statistics does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Statistics, search for: 0134701364 / 9780134701363 Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0134494040 / 9780134494043 Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life 0134678524 / 9780134678528 MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life 0134678559 / 9780134678559 MyLab Statistics-- Royalty Bearing Content -- for Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life MyLab Statistics should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

    • Mathematics

Calculus for the Life Sciences Plus MyMathLab with Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package


Author: Raymond N. Greenwell,Nathan P. Ritchey,Margaret L. Lial
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780321964380
Category: Mathematics
Page: 770
View: 9435
ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Calculus for the Life Sciences features interesting, relevant applications that motivate students and highlight the utility of mathematics for the life sciences. This edition also features new ways to engage students with the material, such as Your Turn exercises. 0321964381 / 9780321964380 Calculus for the Life Sciences Plus MyMathLab with Pearson etext -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 0321964039 / 9780321964038 Calculus for the Life Sciences

    • Education

Experimental Design for the Life Sciences


Author: Graeme Ruxton,Nick Colegrave
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199569126
Category: Education
Page: 178
View: 8200
Experimental Design for the Life Sciences teaches the reader how to effectively design experiments to ensure today's students are equipped with the skills they need to be the researchers of tomorrow. With a refreshingly approachable and articulate style, the book explains the essential elements of experimental design in clear, practical terms, so the reader can grasp and apply even the most challenging concepts, including power analysis andpseudoreplication. The inter-relatedness of experimental design, statistics, and ethical considerations is emphasised throughout the book and, above all, Experimental Design for the Life Sciencesdemonstrates how good experimental design relies on clear thinking and biological understanding, not mathematical or statistical complexity - putting it at the heart of any biosciences student's education.

    • Business & Economics

Statistics for Business and Economics: Global Edition


Author: Paul Newbold,William Carlson,Betty Thorne
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0273767089
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 792
View: 1749
Were you looking for the book with access to MyMathLab? Buy Statistics for Business and Economics: Global Edition with MyMathLab access card (ISBN 9780273767176) and save 40%. For courses in Business Statistics. A classic text for accuracy and statistical precision. Statistics for Business and Economics enables students to conduct serious analysis of applied problems rather than running simple “canned” applications. This text is also at a mathematically higher level than most business statistics texts and provides students with the knowledge they need to become stronger analysts for future managerial positions. The eighth edition of this book has been revised and updated to provide students with improved problem contexts for learning how statistical methods can improve their analysis and understanding of business and economics. Need extra support? This title can be supported by MyMathLab Global, an online homework and tutorial system which can be used by students for self-directed study or fully integrated into an instructor's course. This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyMathLab Global. You can benefit from MyMathLab Global at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access card for MyMathLab Global: Statistics for Business and Economics: Global Edition with MyMathLab Global access card (ISBN 9780273767176). Alternatively, buy access online at www.mymathlab.com. For educator access, contact your Pearson Account Manager. To find out who your account manager is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator

    • Social Science

International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences


Author: N.A
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0080548059
Category: Social Science
Page: 17500
View: 5076
This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in 1968 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L. Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences. Available in both print (26 volumes) and online editions, it comprises 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

    • Business & Economics

Global Mobility of Research Scientists

The Economics of Who Goes Where and Why
Author: Aldo Geuna
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128016817
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 330
View: 7387
Global Mobility of Research Scientists: The Economics of Who Goes Where and Why brings together information on how the localization and mobility of academic researchers contributes to the production of knowledge. The text answers several questions, including "what characterizes nationally and internationally mobile researchers?" and "what are the individual and social implications of increased mobility of research scientists?" Eight independent, but coordinated chapters address these and other questions, drawing on a set of newly developed databases covering 30 countries, including the US, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and China, among others. Combines theoretically sound and empirically fascinating results in one volume that has international and interdisciplinary appeal. Covers topics at the forefront of academic, business, and policy discussions Data used in the chapters available at a freely-accessible website

    • Science

Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology


Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Board on Life Sciences,Committee on Future Biotechnology Products and Opportunities to Enhance Capabilities of the Biotechnology Regulatory System
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309452058
Category: Science
Page: 230
View: 5981
Between 1973 and 2016, the ways to manipulate DNA to endow new characteristics in an organism (that is, biotechnology) have advanced, enabling the development of products that were not previously possible. What will the likely future products of biotechnology be over the next 5â€"10 years? What scientific capabilities, tools, and/or expertise may be needed by the regulatory agencies to ensure they make efficient and sound evaluations of the likely future products of biotechnology? Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology analyzes the future landscape of biotechnology products and seeks to inform forthcoming policy making. This report identifies potential new risks and frameworks for risk assessment and areas in which the risks or lack of risks relating to the products of biotechnology are well understood.

    • Mathematics

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data


Author: Charles Wheelan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393089827
Category: Mathematics
Page: 302
View: 5596
“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests? How does Netflix know which movies you’ll like? What is causing the rising incidence of autism? As best-selling author Charles Wheelan shows us in Naked Statistics, the right data and a few well-chosen statistical tools can help us answer these questions and more. For those who slept through Stats 101, this book is a lifesaver. Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details and focuses on the underlying intuition that drives statistical analysis. He clarifies key concepts such as inference, correlation, and regression analysis, reveals how biased or careless parties can manipulate or misrepresent data, and shows us how brilliant and creative researchers are exploiting the valuable data from natural experiments to tackle thorny questions. And in Wheelan’s trademark style, there’s not a dull page in sight. You’ll encounter clever Schlitz Beer marketers leveraging basic probability, an International Sausage Festival illuminating the tenets of the central limit theorem, and a head-scratching choice from the famous game show Let’s Make a Deal—and you’ll come away with insights each time. With the wit, accessibility, and sheer fun that turned Naked Economics into a bestseller, Wheelan defies the odds yet again by bringing another essential, formerly unglamorous discipline to life.

    • Study Aids

Cartoon Guide to Statistics


Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062731025
Category: Study Aids
Page: 240
View: 6416
If you have ever looked for P-values by shopping at P mart, tried to watch the Bernoulli Trails on "People's Court," or think that the standard deviation is a criminal offense in six states, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Statistics to put you on the road to statistical literacy. The Cartoon Guide to Statistics covers all the central ideas of modern statistics: the summary and display of data, probability in gambling and medicine, random variables, Bernoulli Trails, the Central Limit Theorem, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, and much more—all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Never again will you order the Poisson Distribution in a French restaurant!

    • Science

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology Set 15e Global Edition


Author: Gerard J. Tortora
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9781119400066
Category: Science
Page: 1232
View: 5506
The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.

    • Science

The Future of the World's Climate


Author: Ann Henderson-Sellers,K. McGuffie
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 012386917X
Category: Science
Page: 650
View: 732
The study of climate today seems to be dominated by global warming, but these predictions of climatic models must be placed in their geological, paleo-climatic, and astronomical context to create a complete picture of the Earth's future climate. The Future of the World's Climate presents that perspective with data and projections that have emerged from more technologically advanced and accurate climate modeling. The book is comprised of 18 new and revised chapters that feature reviews of current climate science. The authors are drawn from all over the world and from the highest regarded peer-reviewed groups. Each chapter has undergone major revisions and new content has been added throughout. Authored by the world's leading climate scientists, most of whom are also contributing authors to the IPCC Assessment Reports. More than 200 tables, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs Climate modeling technology is more advanced and precise than it was 15 years ago-a major implication featured in this new edition.

    • Political Science

GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

Coding, Mapping, and Modeling
Author: Robert Nash Parker,Emily K. Asencio
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135857598
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
View: 7907
This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry. The book contains a wealth of examples as to why these techniques are worth doing, over and above conventional statistical techniques using SPSS or other statistical packages. GIS is a methodological and conceptual approach that allows for the linking together of spatial data, or data that is based on a physical space, with non-spatial data, which can be thought of as any data that contains no direct reference to physical locations.