Written by authorities in the field, this dictionary provides concise, jargon-free definitions of all the terms likely to be encountered by students of statistics. Anyone who comes into contact with statistical terms will find this dictionary useful.
The book aims to provide anyone interested in learning statistics with the sourcebook of simple definitions and explanations of statistical and statistics-related concepts. In addition, the book provides brief biographies of more than 100 statisticians.
Elucidates how one makes decisions about research design, interprets data and draws valid inferences, undertakes research projects in an ethical manner, and evaluates experimental design strategies and results. From A-to-Z, this work covers the spectrum of research design strategies designs and more.
Provides readers with authoritative essays on virtually all social science methods topics, quantitative and qualitative, by an international collection of experts. Organized alphabetically, it covers research terms ranging from different methodological approaches to epistemological issues and specific statistical techniques.