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Author McCleery, Robin H., author.

Title Introduction to Statistics for Biology / Robin H. McCleery, Trudy A. Watt, Tom Hart
Edition 3rd ed
Published Boca Raton, FL : Taylor and Francis Group, 2007


Description 1 online resource (298 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front cover; Contributors; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. How Long Is a Worm?; Chapter 2. Confidence Intervals; Chapter 3. Comparing Things: Two Sample Tests; Chapter 4. Planning an Experiment; Chapter 5. Partitioning Variation and Constructing a Model; Chapter 6. Analysing Your Results: Is There Anything There?; Chapter 7. Interpreting Your Analysis: From Hypothesis Testing To Biological Meaning; Chapter 8. Relating One Variable to Another; Chapter 9. Categorical Data; Chapter 10. Nonparametric Tests; Chapter 11. Managing Your Project; Appendix A: An Introduction to MINITAB
Appendix B: Statistical Power and Sample SizeAppendix C: Statistical Tables; Appendix D: References and Further Reading; Appendix E: Statistical Tests; Index; Back cover
Summary Even though an understanding of experimental design and statistics is central to modern biology, undergraduate and graduate students studying biological subjects often lack confidence in their numerical abilities. Allaying the anxieties of students, Introduction to Statistics for Biology, Third Edition provides a painless introduction to the subject while demonstrating the importance of statistics in contemporary biological studies. New to the Third EditionMore detailed explanation of the ideas of elementary probability to simplify the rationale behind hypothesis testing, before moving on to si
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biometry.
NATURE -- Reference.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Watt, T. A. (Trudy A.), author.
Hart, Tom, author
ISBN 9781420011524