By Eric Sowey,Peter Petocz
A landscape of statistics: views, Puzzles and Paradoxes in Statistics
Eric Sowey, college of Economics, The college of latest South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Peter Petocz, division of facts, Macquarie college, Sydney, Australia
This booklet is a stimulating panoramic travel – rather various from a textbook trip – of the area of information in either its concept and perform, for lecturers, scholars and practitioners.
At each one cease at the travel, the authors examine strange and quirky features of information, highlighting historic, biographical and philosophical dimensions of this box of knowledge. Each bankruptcy opens with views on its topic, frequently from a number of issues of view. 5 unique and thought-provoking questions stick to. those objective at widening readers’ wisdom and deepening their perception. Scattered one of the questions are unique puzzles to unravel and tantalising paradoxes to give an explanation for. Readers can evaluate their very own statistical discoveries with the authors’ distinctive solutions to the entire questions.
The writing is full of life and alluring, the tips are lucrative, and the fabric is generally cross-referenced.
A landscape of Statistics:
- Leads readers to find the fascinations of statistics.
- Is an relaxing better half to an undergraduate facts textbook.
- Is an enriching resource of data for statistics academics and practitioners.
- Is specified between records books this day for its memorable content material and interesting style.
Lending itself both to analyzing via and to dipping into, A landscape of Statistics will shock lecturers, scholars and practitioners via the range of how within which records can seize and carry their interest.
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