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Author MacFarland, Thomas W., author

Title Introduction to data analysis and graphical presentation in biostatistics with R : statistics in the large / Thomas W. MacFarland
Published Cham : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 167 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series SpringerBriefs in Statistics, 2191-544X
SpringerBriefs in statistics. 2191-544X
Contents Introduction to Biostatistics and R -- Data exploration, descriptive statistics and measures of central tendency -- Student's t-Test for independent samples -- Student's t-Test for matched pairs -- One way ANOVA -- Two way ANOVA -- Correlation and linear regression -- Future Actions and Next Steps
Summary Through real-world datasets, this book shows the reader how to work with material in biostatistics using the open source software R. These include tools that are critical to dealing with missing data, which is a pressing scientific issue for those engaged in biostatistics. Readers will be equipped to run analyses and make graphical presentations based on the sample dataset and their own data. The hands-on approach will benefit students and ensure the accessibility of this book for readers with a basic understanding of R. Topics include: an introduction to Biostatistics and R, data exploration, descriptive statistics and measures of central tendency, t-Test for independent samples, t-Test for matched pairs, ANOVA, correlation and linear regression, and advice for future work
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2013)
Subject Biometry.
Biometry -- Data processing.
R (Computer program language)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2013953880
ISBN 3319025317
3319025325 (electronic bk.)
9783319025322 (electronic bk.)